Definitions For Idiom


  • The style of a particular artist or school or movement
  • A manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
  • An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
  • The usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
  • An expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its separate words but that has a separate meaning of its own
  • A form of a language that is spoken in a particular area and that uses some of its own words, grammar, and pronunciations
  • A style or form of expression that is characteristic of a particular person, type of art, etc.

Is Idiom a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Idiom is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Idiom in a Sentence

  • The expression “give way,” meaning “retreat,” is an idiom.
  • Rock and roll and other musical idioms
  • A feature of modern jazz idiom

Synonyms for Idiom

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