Translation of malaprop in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈmæləprɑːp; ˈmæləprɒp/
malapropism /ˈmæləprɑːpˌɪzəm; ˈmæləprɒpˌɪzəm/


countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable
  • error cometido al confundir un vocablo con otro similar, esp cuando causa un efecto ridículo

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