Definitions for idiom

Definitions for (noun) idiom

Main entry: idiom, artistic style

Definition: the style of a particular artist or school or movement

Usage: an imaginative orchestral idiom

Main entry: parlance, idiom

Definition: a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language

Main entry: idiom, idiomatic expression, set phrase, phrasal idiom, phrase

Definition: an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up

Main entry: accent, idiom, dialect

Definition: the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people

Usage: the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English; he has a strong German accent; it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy

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