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    idiom

    idiom - Dictionary definition and meaning for word idiom

    Definition
    (noun) a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
    Synonyms : parlance
    Definition
    (noun) the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
    Synonyms : accent , dialect
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) the style of a particular artist or school or movement
    Synonyms : artistic style
    Example Sentence
    • an imaginative orchestral idiom
    Definition
    (noun) an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
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