phrasemaking
noun see phrasemaker

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • phrasemaking — [frāz′māk΄iŋ] n. the coining of memorable or quotable phrases, slogans, etc. phrasemaker n. * * * See phrasemaker. * * * …   Universalium

  • phrasemaking — [frāz′māk΄iŋ] n. the coining of memorable or quotable phrases, slogans, etc. phrasemaker n …   English World dictionary

  • phrasemaking — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : the art or practice of making vivid striking phrases lavishes his own power of phrasemaking alike on king, abbot … and mendicants Irish Statesman …   Useful english dictionary

  • phrasemaking — noun The crafting of phrases; the art of rhetoric …   Wiktionary

  • phrasemaker — phrasemaking, n. /frayz may keuhr/, n. 1. a person who is skilled in coining well turned phrases; phraseologist. 2. a person who makes catchy but often meaningless or empty statements. [1815 25; PHRASE + MAKER] * * * …   Universalium

  • phrasemaker — noun Date: 1822 1. one who coins impressive phrases 2. one given to making fine sounding but often hollow and meaningless phrases • phrasemaking noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jens Juel (diplomat) — Jens Juel (15 July 1631 May 23 1700), was a Danish diplomat.He began his diplomatic career in the suite of Count Christian Rantzau, whom he accompanied to Vienna and Regensburg in 1652. In August 1657 Juel was accredited to the court of Poland,… …   Wikipedia

  • diplomacy — /di ploh meuh see/, n. 1. the conduct by government officials of negotiations and other relations between nations. 2. the art or science of conducting such negotiations. 3. skill in managing negotiations, handling people, etc., so that there is… …   Universalium

  • irrational depression — (i.RASH.uh.nul di.PRESH.un) n. A feeling of unwarranted pessimism regarding the stock market or the economy. Example Citation: Investors have coined a new phrase for the relentless declines: irrational depression, a play on the famous phrase… …   New words

  • phrasemaker — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : one that coins telling phrases was a born phrasemaker G.W.Johnson a humorist, a wit, a vivid phrasemaker, a superb paradoxer Outlook 2. : one given to making fine sounding but often hollow and meaningless phrases shame… …   Useful english dictionary

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