idiolect idiolect


  • (n) the language or speech of one individual at a particular period in life


  • They have just disappeared permanently into his private idiolect.


  • Fredric Jameson writes in his book Cultural Turn: "Each group coming to speak a curious private language of its own, each profession developing its private code or idiolect, and finally each individual coming to be a kind of linguistic island...
    on Feb 23, 2010 By: Fredric Jameson Source: Economic Times

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