It means one who is ignorant of the true meaning
of a word. A person
who repeatedly misuses a word or group of words
or one who incorrectly defines a word or a group of words
. Usually implies one who does so unintentionally but with a flagrant
disregard for the true origin of a word.
from the modern words
etymology (the study of speech & word origins) and moron (one who is foolish, and lacking
The Urban Dictionary's rating system helps keep the etymorons in check.
My friends are always trying to come up with cool
but they just
end up sounding like a bunch of etymorons.
Bill's etymoronic tendencies can be embarrassingly awkward at times.