What does travoltify mean?

To mispronounce a name

A pop culture slang term that originates from John Travolta mispronouncing a name at the 2014 Academy Awards.

Travolta was introducing actress Idina Menzel, as she was about to sing her nominated song, "Let it Go," from the movie Frozen. But instead of correctly pronouncing her name he totally mangled it, pronouncing it "Adele Dazeem." Many people took to Twitter to joke about it and name generators were created to enable you to "Travoltify" your own name.


Have you travoltified yourself yet?
Yeah, mine went from John Anderson to Jan Andrenson

John Travolta mispronouncing "Idina Menzel"

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Updated April 13, 2016

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