Definition of language:

part of speech: noun

Human speech; tongue; style or expression.

part of speech: noun

That which is spoken by the tongue: human speech: speech peculiar to a nation: style or expression peculiar to an individual: diction: any manner of expressing thought.

part of speech: noun

Human speech, spoken or written; the speech of one nation or race as distinguished from that of another; as, the French language; style or expression peculiar to an individual, or to something written or spoken.

Usage examples for language:

  • But, my word, such language "Neighbours", Robert Stead.
  • Since I was a child I never heard such language "Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2", Alexis de Tocqueville.
  • And so it is with the English language "A Brief History of the English Language and Literature, Vol. 2 (of 2)", John Miller Dow Meiklejohn.

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