Definition of inverted comma in English:

inverted comma

Line breaks: in|vert¦ed comma


chiefly British
Another term for quotation mark.
More example sentences
  • These are the author's italics, brackets, inverted commas, and the author's absurdly pretentious diction.
  • Inhabiting the treacherous world that lies between literary criticism and psychoanalysis, Phillips is someone for whom reality can never appear in print without being modestly clothed in inverted commas.
  • Clara used her fingers to suggest inverted commas.

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