NounLocution (plural Locutions)
- speech or discourse; a phrase; a form or mode of expression.
- I hate these figures in locution, These about phrases forced by ceremony. -Marston.
adjectival phrase, antonym, articulation, choice of words, clause, composition, construction, dialect, diction, expression, formulation, free form, grammar, headed group, homograph, homonym, homophone, idiom, idiotism, language, langue, lexeme, lingo, lingua, linguistic act, linguistic form, logos, manner of speaking, metonym, minimum free form, monosyllable, noun phrase, paragraph, parlance, parol, parole, peculiar expression, period, personal usage, phonation, phrasal idiom, phrase, phraseology, phrasing, polysyllable, rhetoric, sentence, sequence of phonemes, set phrase, speaking, speech, speech act, standard phrase, string, syllable, synonym, syntactic structure, talk, term, the spoken word, tongue, turn of expression, turn of phrase, usage, use of words, usus loquendi, utterance, utterance string, verb complex, verb phrase, verbalism, verbiage, verbum, vocable, voice, way of speaking, word, word of mouth, word-group, wordage, wording
- IPA: /loʊ̯ˈkju.ʃn̩/
- Locution in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Locution in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- Locution at OneLook Dictionary Search
Locution f. (plural Locutions)