SPOONERISM

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a slip of the tongue where the first 2 letters of 2 successive words are transposed. [W. A. Spooner (1844-1930), British academic noted for slips of this kind]

SPOONERISM: "A spoonerism is often a funny slip of the tongue."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SPOONERISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spoonerism/ (accessed August 15, 2022).

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