chrestomathy : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a selection of passages from different authors that is compiled as an aid in learning a language
- A chrestomathy of cliches could be compiled from the book.
- The words that Congressmen speak in debate are duly entered in that chrestomathy of tedium, the Congressional Record, then laid aside to gather dust and oblivion.
- Today Tomfoolery, a chrestomathy of 28 Lehrer hits, seems about as audacious as a glass of eggnog.