Malaprop, Mrs.

Malaprop, Mrs., a character in Sheridan's “Rivals,” noted for her blunders in the use of fine or learned words, as in the use of “allegory” for “alligator.”

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Malaise * Mälar Lake
Majuscule
Makrizi, Taki-ed-din Ahmed el-
Malabar
Malacca
Malachi
Malachy, St.
Maladetta, Mount
Malaga
Malagrowther
Malaise
Malaprop, Mrs.
Mälar Lake
Malay Archipelago
Malays
Malcolm, Sir John
Malcolm Canmore
Maldive Islands
Malebolge
Malebranche, Nicholas
Malesherbes, Lamoignon de
Malherbe, François de