Term: Redundancy

Definition:

Redundancy is the use of unnecessary words or phrases that express something already said in the utterance or sentence.
 

See Also: Irony; Hyperbole; Sarcasm; Slang; Jargon; Figure of Speech; Understatement; Litotes; Rhetorical Question; Cliche; Allegory; Tautology; Pleonasm

Category: Figure of Speech