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Another word for idiom

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Noun
  1. Specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

      1. All the words of a language.
      2. The sum of words used by, understood by, or at the command of a particular person or group.
      3. A list of words and often phrases, usually arranged alphabetically and defined or translated; a lexicon or glossary.
      1. The everyday language spoken by a people as distinguished from the literary language.
      2. A variety of such everyday language specific to a social group or region:
      3. The specialized vocabulary of a particular trade, profession, or group:
      1. The vocabulary of technical terms used in a particular field, subject, science, or art; nomenclature.
      2. The study of nomenclature.
      1. A regional dialect, especially one without a literary tradition.
      2. Nonstandard speech.
      3. The special jargon of a group; cant.
      1. The specialized vocabulary of a particular field or social group, especially when viewed as unfamiliar:
      1. A dictionary.
      2. A stock of terms used in a particular profession, subject, or style; a vocabulary:
      3. The morphemes of a language considered as a group.
      1. Communication of thoughts and feelings through a system of arbitrary signals, such as voice sounds, gestures, or written symbols.
      2. Such a system including its rules for combining its components, such as words.
      3. Such a system as used by a nation, people, or other distinct community; often contrasted with dialect.
      1. The specialized language of a trade, profession, or similar group, especially when viewed as difficult to understand by outsiders:
      2. Nonsensical or incoherent language:
      3. A hybrid language or dialect; a pidgin. Not in technical use.
      1. A regional or social variety of a language distinguished by pronunciation, grammar, or vocabulary, especially a variety of speech differing from the standard literary language or speech pattern of the culture in which it exists:
      2. A variety of language that with other varieties constitutes a single language of which no single variety is standard:
      3. The language peculiar to the members of a group, especially in an occupation; jargon:
      1. Angular deviation from a vertical or horizontal plane or surface; an inclination or slope.
      2. A slanted or oblique surface.
      3. A thrust or motion that tilts something.
      1. A specialized vocabulary or set of idioms used by a particular group:
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Another word for idiom

Noun
      1. The everyday language spoken by a people as distinguished from the literary language.
      2. A variety of such everyday language specific to a social group or region:
      3. The specialized vocabulary of a particular trade, profession, or group:
      1. Communication of thoughts and feelings through a system of arbitrary signals, such as voice sounds, gestures, or written symbols.
      2. Such a system including its rules for combining its components, such as words.
      3. Such a system as used by a nation, people, or other distinct community; often contrasted with dialect.
      1. Colloquial style or quality.
      2. A colloquial expression.
      1. The act of expressing, conveying, or representing in words, art, music, or movement; a manifestation:
      2. Something that expresses or communicates:
      3. A symbol or combination of symbols that represents a quantity or a relationship between quantities.