Origin of malaprop
OTHER WORDS FROM malapropout·mal·a·prop, verb (used with object), out·mal·a·propped, out·mal·a·prop·ping.
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How to use malaprop in a sentence
Have you heard the speculation, The rumor now in circulation: Perry runs with Newt this Fall Malaprop meets know-it-all.
"A regular Mrs. Malaprop," Jack said, while Howard suggested that they leave before she came home.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
A total want of ordinary thought and observation, is the general cause of the Malaprop failing.
Mrs. Malaprop argues that married men ought to give up their clubs, 'because Hercules gave up his when he got spliced!'