Definition of amphiboly in English:
noun (plural amphibolies)
Another term for amphibology.
- Perhaps, if we are to maintain the doctrine of agency as a possession of the agent, it is more productive to let the amphiboly lie as it is.
- Street signs can suffer from a case of amphiboly because they tend not to use punctuation.
- An amphiboly occurs when the construction of a sentence allows it to have two different meanings.
Definition of amphiboly in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.