- Phraseology is defined as the choice of words, or a way of speaking or writing.
An example of phraseology is a particular author's voice.
phraseology definition by Webster's New World
noun pl. phraseologies
choice and pattern of words; way of speaking or writing; diction
Origin: Modern Latin phraseologia: see phrase and amp; -logy
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- phraseological adjective
phraseology definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. phra·se·ol·o·gies
- The way in which words and phrases are used in speech or writing; style.
- A set of expressions used by a particular person or group: nautical phraseology.
- phraˌse·o·logˈi·cal adjective
- phraˌse·olˈo·gist noun