turn of phrase

turn of phrase

  1. (idiomatic) An expression which is worded in a distinctive way, especially one which is particularly memorable or artful.
Synonyms Related terms
  • turn a phrase
  • French: tournure de phrase, tour de phrase
  • Italian: giro di parole, modo di dire, proprietà di linguaggio, modo di esprimersi
  • Russian: оборо́т ре́чи

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