how to pronounce malaprop

/ˈmæləpˌɹɑːp/

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malaprop is pronounced in three syllables

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mæləpɹɑːp

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meanings of malaprop

adjective:

  1. Characterized by the use of malapropisms.

noun:

  1. A malapropism.

verb:

  1. To use a malapropism.

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