Definición de eggcorn en inglés:


Saltos de línea: egg|corn
Pronunciación: /ˈɛɡkɔːn


A word or phrase that results from a mishearing or misinterpretation of another, an element of the original being substituted for one which sounds very similar (e.g. tow the line instead of toe the line).
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • By the way, there seems to be a little discrepancy in what an eggcorn actually is.
  • In the comments, Phil asks "Are we witnessing the birth of an eggcorn?"
  • Looks like we're way past the eggcorn stage here.


early 21st century: with reference to a misinterpretation of acorn.

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