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jocular a correct form of expression (or a new and better custom or notion) taking the place of a popular or familiar but incorrect form of expression (or older, unreasonable but common custom or notion), termed a mumpsimus
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|Noun||1.||sumpsimus - a correct expression that takes the place of a popular but incorrect expression; "he preferred his erroneous but pleasing mumpsimus to the correct sumpsimus"|
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