hypercorrection is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

hypercorrection Scrabble score: 23

Meaning of hypercorrection

  • a grammatical, usage or pronunciation mistake made by 'correcting' something that's right to begin with [n]
  • The erroneous use of a word form or pronunciation based on a false analogy with a correct or prestigious form, such as between you and I for the standard between you and me