Definition of malapropistic in US English:

malapropistic

adjective

  • 1Of language: characterized by malapropisms.

  • 2Of a person: given to malapropisms.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Verbatim: the language quarterly. From the name of Mrs Malaprop + -istic, after malapropism.

Pronunciation

malapropistic

/ˌmaləprəˈpɪstɪk/