Definición de solecism en inglés:

solecism

Silabificación: sol·e·cism
Pronunciación: /ˈsäləˌsizəm
 
, ˈsōləˌsizəm
 
/

sustantivo

1A grammatical mistake in speech or writing.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This year, it seems likely that a number of my fellow countrymen will be spending a good deal of time pedantically pursuing punctuation rules and grumbling at grammatical solecisms.
  • This, I believe, is the only grammatical solecism Esther perpetrates in her long narrative.
  • Everyone in the publishing process should report a solecism that would otherwise go undetected - a misspelling, a grammatical error.
Sinónimos
(grammatical) mistake, error, blunder
informal howler, blooper
1.1A breach of good manners; a piece of incorrect behavior.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But he never brooked any solecism in behaviour inside his courtroom.
  • The question is not whether Mourinho commits these solecisms: every week provides a new instance of a Mourinhism that raises the hackles of stout-hearted, stout-drinking English yeomen.
  • In any case, it was unlikely that John would commit any solecism of protocol, since he was already well acquainted with her, she having been one of his wife's bridesmaids.
Sinónimos
faux pas, gaffe, impropriety, social indiscretion, infelicity, slip, error, blunder, lapse
informal slip-up, boo-boo, goof, blooper, flub

Origen

mid 16th century: from French solécisme, or via Latin from Greek soloikismos, from soloikos 'speaking incorrectly'.

Derivativos

solecistic

Pronunciación: /ˌsäləˈsistik, ˌsō-/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Fiske's entry declares sternly that ‘trepidatious’ is "solecistic for fearful (and similar words);" he offers ‘uneasy’ and ‘anxious’ as well as ‘fearful.’
  • The barbaric and solecistic functions of language are used in order to attract attention to important aspects of a text, and they are associated with provocation, renewal, transgression and upheaval.
  • But of course what they send up here bears as much relationship to the original model as the solecistic phrase ‘honing in’ bears to the more accurate and traditional ‘homing in.’

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