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Definition of neologism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

neologism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//niˈɒlədʒɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//niˈɑːlədʒɪzəm//
 
(formal) Grammar, Linguistic devices
 
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a new word or expression or a new meaning of a word See related entries: Grammar, Linguistic devices Word Origin early 19th cent.: from French néologisme.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: neologism