Definition of irreversible binomial in English:

irreversible binomial

Line breaks: ir|re¦vers|ible bi|no¦mial


  • A noun phrase consisting of two nouns joined by a conjunction, in which the conventional order is fixed. Examples include bread and butter and kith and kin.
    More example sentences
    • 'Black and white' is an irreversible binomial and the order of words cannot be changed, we cannot say 'white and black'.

More definitions of irreversible binomial

Definition of irreversible binomial in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody