English Grammar: Idiolects

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Definition:

A person's idiolect is their own personal language, the words they choose and any other features that characterise their speech and writing. Some people have distinctive features in their language; these would be part of their idiolect, their individual linguistic choices and idiosyncrasies.

See Also:

Dialect; Jargon; Slang; Figure of Speech

Category:

Varieties and Dialects

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