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Neologism definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

NEOLOGISM, n. A new word or expression.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a newly invented word or phrase [syn: neologism, neology, coinage]
2: the act of inventing a word or phrase [syn: neologism, neology, coinage]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French néologisme, from ne- + log- + -isme -ism Date: 1803 1. a new word, usage, or expression 2. a meaningless word coined by a psychotic • neologistic adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a new word or expression. 2 the coining or use of new words. Derivatives: neologist n. neologize v.intr. (also -ise). Etymology: F néologisme (as NEO-, -LOGY, -ISM)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Neologism Ne*ol"o*gism, n. [Cf. F. n['e]ologisme.] 1. The introduction of new words, or the use of old words in a new sense. --Mrs. Browning. 2. A new word, phrase, or expression. 3. A new doctrine; specifically, rationalism.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(neologisms) A neologism is a new word or expression in a language, or a new meaning for an existing word or expression. (TECHNICAL) The newspaper used the neologism 'dinks', Double Income No Kids. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. New word or phrase, neonism. 2. Neology, use of new words or phrases.

Moby Thesaurus

Young Turk, arriviste, blend, breakthrough, bright young man, coinage, comer, discovery, fledgling, ghost word, innovation, introduction, invention, leap, modern, modern generation, modern man, modernist, modernizer, neologist, neology, neonate, neoteric, neoterism, neoterist, new generation, new man, new phase, new sense, new word, newfangled expression, nonce word, nouveau riche, novelty, novus homo, parvenu, portmanteau word, rising generation, stripling, upstart




 


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