This week I also gave a lot of thought to many of the sayings in our lexicon that need updating.
Peter Beinart referred to the term as an addition to the “right wing Jewish lexicon” targeting “Progressive Jews”.
If “umami” was recently accepted into the lexicon...maybe “tomato-ey” isn't that far behind.
Of all the misused words in the lexicon of punditocracy, “courageous” is easily the word most often misapplied.
Thank you, Ylvis, for your brilliance, and for adding “Joff-tchoff-tchoff-tchoffo-tchoffo-tchoff” to our lexicon.
It is really a misnomer and has no meaning in the lexicon of nature.
This is a new word which was not in the lexicon of woman in past generations.
I might say about as much of my Latin Bible, lexicon, grammar, and reader.
You have it in you, and in your lexicon there is no such word as fail.
Burns will soon be read by lexicon, even in the shire of Ayr.
Greek lexis 'word, phrase'
c.1600, "a dictionary," from Middle French lexicon or directly from Modern Latin lexicon, from Greek lexikon (biblion) "word (book)," from neuter of lexikos "pertaining to words," from lexis "word," from legein "say" (see lecture (n.)).
Used originally of dictionaries of Greek, Syriac, Hebrew and Arabic, because these typically were in Latin and in Modern Latin lexicon, not dictionarius, was the preferred word. The modern sense of "vocabulary proper to some sphere of activity" (1640s) is a figurative extension.