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battologism (plural battologisms)
- A sentence or phrase in which a syllable or short sequence of syllables is repeated, often with different meanings. Example: Wright did not write "rite" right. Wright, write "rite" right, right away!
- (informal) A tongue-twister.
2001: Battologism alert: Silly cyber surfers can give their mouths a workout at the 1st International Collection of Tongue Twisters. With 1,846 entries in 77 languages. — USA Today hotsites, 1 February 2001.