Top definition
A neologism for a portmanteau created by incorrectly combining a malapropism with a neologism. It is itself a portmanteau of 'malapropism' and 'portmanteau'.
"That was textuous."
"Haha, now that's a malamanteau."
"A what?"
"Don't tell me you haven't seen xkcd.com/739 yet!"
by TelepathicTwins May 11, 2010
Get the mug
Get a Malamanteau mug for your brother-in-law Callisto.
Oct 30 Word of the Day
A trick played on a fellow athlete where the open hand smacks the target's testicles with the knuckles in a sharp, wrist flicking motion.
"Dude, I sack tapped Brandon, and now he has the whole team trying to sack tap me"
by Chris M July 07, 2004
Get the mug
Get a sack tap mug for your barber Jovana.
2
Since an xkcd comic showed a Wikipedia article entitled "Malamanteau" people keep on trying to create the article!
by SteveD May 11, 2010
Get the mug
Get a Malamanteau mug for your grandma Julia.
3
(pl. malamanteaux)

A neologism for a portmanteau created by incorrectly combining a malapropism with a neologism. It is itself a neologism, a malapropism and a portmanteau (of malapropism and portmanteau).
Somebody describes his misunderstanding of what someone was saying by stating, "I misconscrewed it up."
Someone explains his inability to talk while being upset by saying he was "flustrated."
A meaningful malamanteau is "ambiviolent," as in: "Beatrix Kiddo in Kill Bill was ambiviolent. She didn't know who to kill first."
George W. Bush's inadvertent malamanteau "misunderestimated" has entered common usage.
Someone describes being misinformed as "being miscommunicado", a mixture of miscommunicate and incommunicado.
The discussion in the wikipedia page for 'Malamanteau' is a "Wikibroidery" (Wikibroglio)
by Brazilian Joe May 14, 2010
Get the merch
Get the malamanteau neck gaiter and mug.
4
A malamanteau is a neologism for a portmanteau created by incorrectly combining a malapropism with a neologism. It is itself a portmanteau.
He just incorrectly used malamanteau in a sentence.
by fornicatia May 11, 2010
Get the mug
Get a malamanteau mug for your sister-in-law Beatrix.

Activity