HyperDic: idiom

English > 4 senses of the word idiom:
NOUNcommunicationidiom, parlancea manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
communicationidiom, dialect, accentthe usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
attributeidiom, artistic stylethe style of a particular artist or school or movement
communicationidiom, idiomatic expression, phrasal idiom, set phrase, phrasean expression whose meanings cannot be inferred / inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
idiom > pronunciation
Soundsih'diyahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > idiom: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language.
Synonymparlance
Broaderformulation, expressionThe style of expressing yourself
Spanishhabla, lenguaje, modismo
Catalanidiotisme, llenguatge, parla
Adjectivesidiomatic, idiomaticalof or relating to or conforming to idiom
English > idiom: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people.
Synonymsdialect, accent
Narrowereye dialectThe use of misspellings to identify a colloquial or uneducated speaker
patoisA regional dialect of a language (especially French)
Broadernon-standard speechspeech that differs from the usual / usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community
Usageeuphonious(of speech or dialect) pleasing in sound
forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrardAt or to or toward the front
spang, bangleap, jerk, bang
Spanishacento, dialecto
Catalanaccent, dialecte, parlar
English > idiom: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe style of a particular artist or school or movement.
Example"an imaginative orchestral idiom"
Synonymartistic style
NarrowerHigh RenaissanceThe artistic style of early 16th century painting / painting in Florence and Rome
Romanticism, Romantic MovementA movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
baroque, baroquenesselaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century
classical styleThe artistic style of ancient Greek art with its emphasis on proportion and harmony
classicism, classicalismA movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms
neoclassicismrevival of a classical style (in art or literature or architecture or music) but from a new perspective or with a new motivation
order(architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans
rococofanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century
treatmentA manner of dealing with something artistically
Broadermanner, mode, style, way, fashionHow something is done or how it happens
Spanishestilo artístico, estilo, lenguaje artístico, lenguaje
Catalanestil artístic, estil, llenguatge artístic, llenguatge
English > idiom: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningAn expression whose meanings cannot be inferred / inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up.
Synonymsidiomatic expression, phrasal idiom, set phrase, phrase
Narrowerruralism, rusticismA rural idiom or expression
Broadersaying, expression, locutionA word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
Usagein the lurchIn a difficult or vulnerable position
like clockworkWith regularity and precision
out of whackOut of balance or out of adjustment
Spanishexpresión idiomática, frase hecha, locución, modismo
Catalanexpressió idiomàtica, frase feta
Adjectivesidiomaticof or relating to or conforming to idiom

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