Definition of virgule in English:
Another term for slash1 (sense 2) of the noun).
- The slashes (virgules) in Caxton's text were an experiment in punctuation, and are roughly equivalent to commas.
- One has only to look at a few examples in common usage - ‘film/video,’ ‘art/culture,’ ‘media/culture ‘- to understand that the two nouns linked by the virgule contain similarities as well as dissimilarities.’
- In employing the postmodern style of playfulness with words and punctuation, the title Human / Nature with its central virgule suggests ambiguity.
Definition of virgule in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan