What's a Malaprop?

"It is the mistaken use of a word in place of a similar-sounding one, often with unintentionally amusing effect, as in, for example, “dance a flamingo ” (instead of flamenco )."

This pack has more than 170 Malaprops that are fun, challenging and great for learning about correct English. Many of the Malaprops include common mistakes that English speakers make.

Translating what the speaker was meaning needs some hard thinking in some cases.

An answer key is provided at the end.


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Created: Sep 11, 2015

Updated: Nov 5, 2017


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