Results for: Malapropism

What is the definition of malapropism?

Answer   A malapropism in literature is a type of humor when a character uses a wrong, but similar word. For example, in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, the nurs (MORE)

Examples of malapropisms?

A malapropism is substituting a similar sounding word for the  correct word. An example would be singing "excuse me while I kiss  this guy" instead of "excuse me while I kis (MORE)