Definitions

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to malapropisms.

Etymologies

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malapropism and -ic.

Examples

  • Four years later Clarice Bean, That's Me – the first of Child's tales of malapropic Clarice and her rumpled, bohemian family – was published.

    A life in books: Lauren Child

  • Like Shakespeare's malapropic Dogberry, O'Hanlon is "too cunning to be understood."

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