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id·i·o·mat·ic

 (ĭd′ē-ə-măt′ĭk)
adj.
1.
a. Peculiar to or characteristic of a given language.
b. Characterized by proficient use of idiomatic expressions: a foreigner who speaks idiomatic English.
2. Resembling or having the nature of an idiom.
3. Using many idioms.
4. Peculiar to or characteristic of the style or manner of a particular group or people.

id′i·o·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
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id•i•o•mat•ic

(ˌɪd i əˈmæt ɪk)

adj.
1. characteristic of a particular language; conforming to the usual manner of expression in a language.
2. containing or using many idioms.
3. having a distinct style or character, esp. in the arts: an idiomatic composer.
[1705–15; < Late Greek idiōmatikós= Greek idiōmat-, s. of idíōma idiom + -ikos -ic]
id`i•o•mat′i•cal•ly, adv.
id`i•o•mat′i•cal•ness, id`i•o•ma•tic′i•ty (-oʊ məˈtɪs ɪ ti) n.
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idiomatic

Used to describe use of language that is natural to native speakers or employing many idioms.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.idiomatic - of or relating to or conforming to idiom; "idiomatic English"
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idiomatic

adjective vernacular, native, everyday, conversational, dialectal She soon acquired a remarkable command of idiomatic English.
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Translations
إصْطِلاحي
idiomatický
idiomatiskmundret
idiomaattinen
idiomatikus
sem er samkvæmt málvenju
idiomatický
bir dile özgüdeyimlideyimsel

idiomatic

[ˌɪdɪəˈmætɪk] ADJidiomático
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idiomatic

[ˌɪdiəˈmætɪk] adj [language] → idiomatique
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idiomatic

adjidiomatisch; to speak idiomatic Germanidiomatisch richtiges Deutsch sprechen; an idiomatic expressioneine Redensart, eine idiomatische Redewendung
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idiomatic

[ˌɪdɪəˈmætɪk] adjidiomatico/a
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idiom

(ˈidiəm) noun
1. an expression with a meaning that cannot be guessed from the meanings of the individual words. His mother passed away (= died) this morning.
2. the expressions of a language in general. English idiom.
ˌidioˈmatic (-ˈmӕtik) adjective
(negative unidiomatic).
1. using an idiom. an idiomatic use of this word.
2. using appropriate idioms. We try to teach idiomatic English.
ˌidioˈmatically adverb
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Levin saw proofs of this in his dress, in the old-fashioned threadbare coat, obviously not his everyday attire, in his shrewd deep-set eyes, in his idiomatic, fluent Russian, in the imperious tone that had become habitual from long use, and in the resolute gestures of his large, red, sunburnt hands, with an old betrothal ring on the little finger.
At once, with contemptuous perversity, Mr Vladimir changed the language, and began to speak idiomatic English without the slightest trace of a foreign accent.
You shall - " Mr Vladimir, frowning, paused, at a loss for a sufficiently idiomatic expression, and instantly brightened up, with a grin of beautifully white teeth.
Saintsbury's book--a writer who has dealt with all the perturbing influences of our century in a manner as classical, as idiomatic, as easy and elegant, as Steele's:
Madame Defarge was not likely to follow these idiomatic remarks in detail; but, she so far understood them as to perceive that she was set at naught.
'Strong, sir?' said Mr Meagles to the Frenchman; it being another of his habits to address individuals of all nations in idiomatic English, with a perfect conviction that they were bound to understand it somehow.
"I hope you'll get through all right," Vogelstein answered, smiling and feeling himself already more idiomatic.
Szpila works through phraseology in a study of word combinations, scriptor idiomatics, an analysis of idioms in a literary text, his formal aspects of idiomatic actualization, idiomatic modifications, and conceptualizations of formal meaning and function.
'On the diachrony of eye: Towards semantics and idiomatics of eye with parallels from other Indo-European languages.
Last but not least, the idiomatic productivity of face will be set in a cross-linguistic perspective in order to shed some contrastive light on the semantics of the analysed English phraseological formations and their French, German and Italian counterparts or--most frequently--semantic relatives.
They even insisted that "idiomatics" become a linguistic discipline, alongside phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.
." He regrets, too, that "colloquial licentiousness", by which he means idiomatic innovations brought about by illiterate writers, "sully the grammatical purity".