malapropism Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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malapropismnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmæl.ə.prɒp.ɪ.zəm/  us   /-prɑː.pɪ-/
the ​wrong use of one word ​instead of another word because they ​soundsimilar to each other, with ​results that are ​unintentionallyfunny
(Definition of malapropism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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