hyperform

[ hahy-per-fawrm ]
/ ˈhaɪ pərˌfɔrm /

noun Linguistics.

a pronunciation or grammatical form or usage produced by hypercorrection.

Nearby words

  1. hyperfibrinolysis,
  2. hyperfiction,
  3. hyperfine structure,
  4. hyperflexion,
  5. hyperfocal distance,
  6. hyperfunction,
  7. hyperfunctional occlusion,
  8. hypergalactia,
  9. hypergalactosis,
  10. hypergammaglobulinemia


Origin of hyperform

First recorded in 1930–35; hyper- + form

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