Neologism

by Matthew Tran

Definition

n. A new word, phrase, or expression, or a new meaning for an old word.

Synonyms

  • coinage
  • slang
  • buzz word

Antonyms

  • time-worn
  • old
  • aged

Sentences

  1. Names of famous internet browsers are considered neologisms, such as Google and Firefox.
  2. A recent neologism used by many teenagers is the word "selfie".
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Neologism