Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: idiom

1. idiom (om kommunikation) a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)parlance


Mindre specifikke termerexpression, formulation

2. idiom (om kommunikation) the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accent, dialect


Mindre specifikke termernon-standard speech


Mere specifikke termereye dialect, patois


Samme anvendelsebang, euphonious, forrad, forrard, forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards, spang

3. idiom (om egenskab) the style of a particular artist or school or movement


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn imaginative orchestral idiom.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)artistic style


Mindre specifikke termerfashion, manner, mode, style, way


Mere specifikke termerbaroque, baroqueness, classical style, classicalism, classicism, High Renaissance, neoclassicism, order, rococo, Romantic Movement, Romanticism, treatment

4. idiom (om kommunikation) an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)idiomatic expression, phrasal idiom, phrase, set phrase


Mindre specifikke termerexpression, locution, saying


Mere specifikke termerruralism, rusticism


Samme anvendelsein the lurch, like clockwork, out of whack









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