Translation of spoonerism in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈspunəˌrɪzəm//ˈspuːnərɪz(ə)m/


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    transposición, de efecto cómico, de los sonidos iniciales de dos palabras
    • Adam tries to object to this and other outrages, but he's so flustered that all that comes out are exasperated spoonerisms.
    • They speak in spoonerisms and malapropisms and put forward bizarre concepts and beliefs.
    • He was for many years a cricket commentator on Indian radio, famed for his spoonerisms.
    • The best-known of these are the sound transpositions called spoonerisms.
    • Malapropisms and spoonerisms add colour to language.