Idiom – definition for kids

id·i·om

Pronunciation: primarystressid-emacron-schwam

Function: noun
1 : the choice of words and the way they are combined that is characteristic of a language

2 : an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its separate words but must be learned as a whole idiom>

Reproduced with thanks to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

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