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Meaning of PHRASEOLOGY

Pronunciation:  `freyzee'âlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton
 

PHRASEOLOGY is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: choice of words, diction, phrasing, verbiage, wording
 
 See Also: expression, formulation, mot juste, verbalisation, verbalization

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Phra`se*ol"o*gy\, n. [Gr. ?, ?, phrase + -logy: cf.
F. phras['e]ologie.]
1. Manner of expression; peculiarity of diction; style.

         Most completely national in his . . . phraseology.
                                               --I. Taylor.

2. A collection of phrases; a phrase book. [R.]

Syn: Diction; style. See {Diction}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: argot, cant, choice of words, composition, dialect, diction, expression, formulation, gibberish, gobbledygook, grammar, idiom, jargon, language, langue, lexicon, lexis, lingo, lingua, locution, mumbo jumbo, parlance, parole, patois, patter, personal usage, phrase, phrasing, rhetoric, scatology, slang, speech, stock of words, taboo language, talk, thesaurus, tongue, usage, use of words, usus loquendi, verbalism, verbiage, vernacular, vocabulary, vulgar language, wordage, wordhoard, wording, words
 

 

 

 

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