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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A phrase or expression with a meaning different from the meanings of the individual words.

Usage examples (38)
  • As advertising blather becomes the nation's normal idiom, language becomes printed noise.
  • An imaginative orchestral idiom
  • The Greek idiom translates as "into the ages of the ages."
  • In fact, the word idiom comes from the Greek root idio, meaning a unique signature. for more
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