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mal•a•prop



Pronunciation: (mal'u-prop"), [key]
n.
malapropism (def. 2).

Mal•a•prop



Pronunciation: (mal'u-prop"), [key]
n.
Mrs., a character in Sheridan's The Rivals (1775), noted for her misapplication of words.

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

malapportionedmalapropism
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