[SPOO-nuh-riz-uhm]

noun

The transposition of usually initial sounds in a pair of words.

Wattled botter. There’s a fucking spoonerism for you.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Spoonerism.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/spoonerism. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “spoonerism”, accessed February 8, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/spoonerism.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Spoonerism. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved February 8, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/spoonerism


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