Travoltified

What does travoltified mean?

To mispronounce a name

A slang term that derives from John Travolta's name and means "to mispronounce a name."

During the 2014 Academy Awards, John Travolta was introducing a singer and completely butchered her name. Her name was "Idina Menzel" but he called her "Adele Dazeem." He was relentlessly made fun of on social sites like Twitter and Facebook and talk shows as well. A website even created a name generator where you can type in your name and the generator "travoltifies" it by spitting out a totally different and bizarre name.

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"The substitute teacher just totally travoltified my name. I went from Michael Johnson to Marcel Johnzon."

John Travolta mispronouncing "Idina Menzel"

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Last Updated: April 13, 2016

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