What does travoltafy mean?

To mispronounce a name

A pop culture slang term that originates from John Travolta mispronouncing names at the 2013 and 2014 Academy Awards.

In 2013, he mispronounced the film "Les Misérables" and in 2014 he mispronounced actress/singer Idina Menzel's name as "Adele Dazeem." His flubs have spawned name generators that mispronounce entered names. It is also spelled Travoltify.


I grew up with 9 brothers and sisters, my mom would travoltafy my name all the time

John Travolta mispronouncing "Idina Menzel"

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Updated April 13, 2016

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