Share this entry

Share this page

idiolect

Saltos de línea: idio|lect
Pronunciación: /ˈɪdɪəlɛkt
 
/

Definición de idiolect en inglés:

sustantivo

The speech habits peculiar to a particular person: in his strange idiolect, he preferred to call angels ‘angelicals’
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Thus, while idiolects (or the speech of individuals) considered in isolation might seem random, the speech community as a whole behaved regularly.
  • So either these preposterous imitations of English have been produced by infiltrators from some parallel universe, or this is one of those little corners of the language where idiolects differ.
  • Our register and our idiom intersect to form our idiolects - the various dialects, if you like, that we can all speak.

Origen

1940s: from idio- 'own, personal' + -lect as in dialect.

Words that rhyme with idiolect

genuflectdialectaspect

Definición de idiolect en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día terpsichorean
Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing