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noun (Anglicized plural: aprosdoketons; classical plural: aprosdoketa)
  1. A figure of speech where an expected word in an idiom is replaced unexpectedly by an unusual one, such as Rome wasn't built in a teacup; also, any surprising use or interpretation of language.
Translations: 
  • German: Aprosdoketon
Etymology: Ancient Greek á (aprosdokÄtos, unexpected).


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