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Eggcorn Definition: 10 Eggcorn Examples

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 4 min read

When people have misheard a word or phrase, they sometimes repeat it back incorrectly but not completely nonsensically. The term eggcorn refers to this linguistic phenomenon. Learn more about eggcorns and other ways people accidentally scramble language while speaking.