feature of speech


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.feature of speech - (linguistics) a distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit that serves to distinguish it from other units of the same kind
attribute, dimension, property - a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished; "self-confidence is not an endearing property"
linguistics - the scientific study of language