1. The unintentional use of wrong words: the misuse of a word through confusion with another word that sounds similar, or the creation of a new word in an attempt to sound scholarly or educated.
2. absurd or humorous misuse of words, terms, or phrases especially by confusing terms, words or historical events with others.
3. The act of creating new words out of frustration when one has limited knowledge of a particular event or subject matter.
"'Refudiate,' 'misunderestimate,' 'wee-wee'd up.' English is a living language. Shakespeare liked to coin new words too. Got to celebrate it!'" --a Tweet sent by Sarah Palin in response to being ridiculed for inventing the word "refudiate," proudly mistaking her illiteracy for literary genius, July 18, 201
In this example, both refudiate and misunderestimate are examples of palinpropism.
2013. február 16.
1. A silly
, or ignorant
2. An offensive term that is used deliberately to insult one's intelligence.
3. A buffoon
, a moron
, someone who is lacking general knowledge on a wide array of topics...especially American history.
Well, let's see. There's -- of course -- in the great history of America rulings there have been rulings.
Unable to name a Supreme Court decision she disagreed with other than Roe vs. Wade, interview with Katie Couric, CBS News, October 1, 2008, Ms Palin became a Palincompoop.
2013. február 12.
A sore, aching ass caused from sitting for too many hours working on State and Federal Income Taxes. An irritating condition, confined to the ass region, caused by siting for long periods of time.
I've been sitting here for so long working on these freak'n taxes
and now its escalated into a severe case of taxass.
2014. március 11.
Barely intelligible text messages sadly lacking basic, remedial grammar either by human or spell correct error. May include random words which dramatically change the meaning of the intended message.
EXAMPLE: Bob just text me an awesome Tarzan-a-gram saying "We go dinner game end dark?" or "My daughter is selling Girl Scout pussies. Would you like some?"
2014. február 23.