HOLOPHRASM

PRONUNCIATION: (HOL-uh-fraz-um)

MEANING: noun
1. A one-word sentence, for example, Go.
2. A complex idea conveyed in a single word, for example, Howdy for How do you do?

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek holos (whole) + phrasis (speech). Earliest documented use: 1862.

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HOLOPHERASM - orders given by Nebuchadnezzar's Commanding General

HOOPHRASM - excitement about basketball

HOLOPHRASE - a complete sentence

Last edited by wofahulicodoc; 09/24/15 12:44 AM.