Mondegreen definition

Mondegreens are the mishearing of a popular lyric or phrase in a song/poem. They are by far my favourite as they create so much comedy! I constantly sing the wrong lyrics to songs and don’t find out the correct lyrics until years later.

Mondegreen examples

Check out these examples. I’d love to hear your own mondegreens If you’ve ever misheard lyrics, comment below.

mondegreen songs

Comedians use Mondegreens in their shows as they can be hilarious! Check out these funny videos.


If you’ve enjoyed these, you’ll also love eggcorns, malapropisms and spoonerisms.

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