American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The way in which words and phrases are used in speech or writing; style.
- n. A set of expressions used by a particular person or group: nautical phraseology.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The form of words used in ex pressing some idea or thought; mode or style of expression; the particular words or phrases combined to form a sentence, or the method of arranging them; diction; style.
- n. A collection of phrases and idioms. Synonyms Style, etc. See
- n. study of set or fixed expressions
- n. the style in which words and phrases are used in writing or speech
- n. a group of specialized words and expressions used by a particular group
- n. a collection of phrases; a phrasebook
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Manner of expression; peculiarity of diction; style.
- n. rare A collection of phrases; a phrase book.
- n. the manner in which something is expressed in words
- From Ancient Greek φράσις + λόγος (Wiktionary)
“These examples suggest that the phraseology is most common with the verb know – forming what amounts to a fixed expression.”
“Interesting phraseology from the Republican Leader!”
“Such phraseology is needed if one wants to name things without calling up mental pictures of them.”
“That phraseology is flat-out a class argument based on a class theory that has been grafted onto the Constitution during the 20th century.”
“The Etymology and the sourcing of all the words and phraseology is from the world over, and it is this universality which makes for the Numero Uno status that the language enjoys.”
“I think, translation of much Indian poetry loses their vibrancy, because more than often the phraseology is itself the essence and cannot be reproduced in English.”
“It's ... one finds oneself being cautious in phraseology, here, but it's my damned journal, so: it's not good enough for me, or doesn't suit my tastes, however you want to put it.”
“And yet, young men generally come forth from such interviews without having received any serious damage and generally talk about the old gentlemen whom they have encountered with a good deal of light-spirited sarcasm — or chaff as it is called in the slang phraseology of the day.”
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“In this respect the old phraseology is at variance with the psychology of modern civilizations.”
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