Translation of solecism in Spanish:

solecism

Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːləsɪzəm; ˈsɒlɪsɪzəm/

n

[Ling]
  • 1.1 (grammatical mistake) solecismo (m)
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (faux pas) incorrección (f)
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Definition of solecism in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More on solecism

Nearby words


Translate solecism

into Italian
Word of the day cerviz
f
nape of the neck …