Word "IDIOM" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
Synonyms:
idiomatic expression, phrasal idiom, phrase, set phrase

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
Synonyms:
parlance

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
Synonyms:
accent, dialect

Crossword Clues for IDIOM

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Clue Source Date
'Getting on in years,' e.g New York Times 27 Sep 2022
"Piece of cake" or "pie in the sky" Universal 25 Sep 2022
Put two and two together, e.g New York Times 20 Sep 2022
Put two and two together, e.g. New York Times 20 Sep 2022
identity needed by Man in a manner of speaking The Guardian Quiptic 19 Sep 2022
Figure of speech Eugene Sheffer 17 Sep 2022
It’s not to be taken literally Wall Street Journal 14 Sep 2022
Expression The Times Concise 11 Sep 2022
Figurative expression USA Today 08 Aug 2022
Setter had set on island, in a manner of speaking The Telegraph Toughie 05 Aug 2022
"Break a leg," e.g Universal 24 Jul 2022
Turn of phrase The Telegraph Quick 22 Jul 2022
"Piece of cake," e.g Universal 08 Jul 2022
"Head over heels," e.g Universal 07 Jul 2022
"The cat's pajamas," e.g Universal 02 Jul 2022
'Spill the beans,' e.g USA Today 02 Jul 2022
Identify Crown Dependency’s dialect The Times Cryptic 30 Jun 2022
Man overcome by one daughter’s literary style The Times Cryptic 28 Jun 2022
"Smell a rat" or "Have a cow" Universal 21 Jun 2022
'Piece of cake,' e.g USA Today 02 Jun 2022
"Under the weather," e.g Universal 19 May 2022
"Cold feet" or "two left feet," e.g Universal 16 May 2022
Italy discouraging adopting old form of expression The Telegraph Toughie 12 May 2022
'Hold your horses,' e.g USA Today 23 Apr 2022
Figure of speech Eugene Sheffer 16 Apr 2022
'Easy come, easy go' is one USA Today 10 Apr 2022
Figure of speech Thomas Joseph 02 Apr 2022
Figure of speech Newsday 29 Mar 2022
Gloom and doom, for example Newsday 03 Feb 2022
'Blessing in disguise,' e.g USA Today 01 Feb 2022
''Talk turkey'' or ''chicken feed'' Newsday 01 Feb 2022
“Hit the sack” or “hit the books” Wall Street Journal 31 Jan 2022
"Under the weather," say LA Times Daily 01 Dec 2021
Set phrase The Guardian Speedy 14 Nov 2021
'So far, so good,' e.g USA Today 14 Nov 2021
"Piece of cake," e.g LA Times Daily 09 Nov 2021
'Flash in the pan,' e.g The Washington Post Sunday 17 Oct 2021
Fool wasting time on central Colombian dialect The Telegraph Toughie 14 Oct 2021
''Off the grid'' or ''on the ball'' Newsday 06 Oct 2021
Characteristic style of expression The Telegraph Quick 24 Sep 2021
Passport, maybe, on British island, showing particular expression The Telegraph Cryptic 21 Sep 2021
'Eat crow' or 'talk turkey' The Washington Post 13 Sep 2021
"Eat crow" or "talk turkey" LA Times Daily 13 Sep 2021
Figure of speech Newsday 13 Aug 2021
"In the red," e.g Premier Sunday 18 Jul 2021
"Break a leg," for one Universal 01 Jul 2021
It might get lost in translation Universal 16 Jun 2021
Love trapped by one obscure colloquialism The Sun Two Speed 07 Jun 2021
Turn of phrase The Sun Two Speed 07 Jun 2021
Figure of speech Eugene Sheffer 05 Jun 2021
'Have a cow' or 'smell a rat,' e.g The Washington Post Sunday 16 May 2021
"A penny for your thoughts," for one Universal 01 May 2021
Quirky phrase Newsday 24 Apr 2021
''Green thumb'' or ''white elephant'' Newsday 07 Apr 2021
“Beat around the bush,” for example Wall Street Journal 05 Apr 2021
''Hold your horses,'' for example Newsday 01 Apr 2021
Nonliteral phrase USA Today 29 Mar 2021
'Hot to trot' or 'cool as a cucumber' New York Times 23 Mar 2021
Dialect Wall Street Journal 20 Mar 2021
''Belted out a song,'' for example Newsday 17 Mar 2021
Turn of phrase The Telegraph Quick 17 Mar 2021
'I shall go first!' — little bossy woman oppressing Vlad, in a manner of speaking The Guardian Cryptic 09 Mar 2021
"Raining cats and dogs," for one Universal 09 Mar 2021
'In la-la land,' e.g USA Today 15 Feb 2021
'In a pickle,' e.g USA Today 26 Jan 2021
Hit the sack, e.g Universal 17 Jan 2021
Turn of phrase Wall Street Journal 12 Jan 2021
"Eat crow" or "talk turkey" Universal 22 Dec 2020
Form of expression peculiar to a language The Telegraph General Knowledge 13 Dec 2020
White lightning, e.g Newsday 10 Dec 2020
'Rings a bell,' e.g USA Today 26 Nov 2020
Mode of expression The Times Concise 21 Nov 2020
"Going to the dogs," for example Universal 08 Nov 2020
''Over a barrel'' or ''under the weather'' Newsday 22 Oct 2020
Figure of speech Thomas Joseph 09 Oct 2020
Form of expression The Times Concise 28 Sep 2020
Saying The Guardian Speedy 27 Sep 2020
Colloquialism The Sun Two Speed 24 Sep 2020
I'd one second to write up phrase The Sun Two Speed 24 Sep 2020
'Under the weather,' e.g USA Today 30 Aug 2020
Expression from princess in Isle of Man The Sun Two Speed 18 Aug 2020
I love wearing stupid expression The Sun Two Speed 08 Aug 2020
'Speak of the devil,' e.g USA Today 05 Aug 2020
Hit the nail on the head, e.g New York Times 02 Aug 2020
Figurative expression Universal 09 Jul 2020
'Bad apple,' for example USA Today 09 Jul 2020
“On the ball” or “off the wagon,” e.g Wall Street Journal 08 Jul 2020
In the red or in the black? Universal 07 Jul 2020
"Ants in one's pants" or "bee in one's bonnet" Universal 17 Jun 2020
Take a chance or take a look Newsday 05 Jun 2020
Turn of phrase used in papers on the Isle of Man The Telegraph Cryptic 01 Jun 2020
'Money talks,' e.g USA Today 24 May 2020
Figure of speech LA Times Daily 12 May 2020
Figure of speech The Washington Post 12 May 2020
Challenge for translation Wall Street Journal 09 May 2020
'Horse around' or 'rain cats and dogs' New York Times 27 Apr 2020
Word usage peculiar to a specific group Irish Times Simplex 24 Apr 2020
Turn of phrase The Times Concise 28 Mar 2020
"Piece of cake" or "easy as pie" Universal 25 Mar 2020
Down in the dumps, say LA Times Daily 01 Feb 2020
Down in the dumps, say The Washington Post 01 Feb 2020
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