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Gold•wyn•ism



Pronunciation: (gōld'wi-niz"um), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/goldwynism.html on line 73 [key]
n.
a phrase or statement involving a humorous and supposedly unintentional misuse of idiom, as “Keep a stiff upper chin,” esp. such a statement attributed to Samuel Goldwyn, as “Include me out.”

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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