- peculiar to or characteristic of a particular language or dialect: idiomatic French.
- containing or using many idioms.
- having a distinct style or character, especially in the arts: idiomatic writing; an idiomatic composer.
Origin of idiomatic
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Examples from the Web for idiomatic
Full-time residents, who call themselves Yoopers, use the same name to refer to their idiomatic English.Welcome to Yooperland, A Little Slice of Finland in Michigan
Jane & Michael Stern
May 11, 2014
In the meantime, she continues to speak with idiomatic brusqueness.Mamata Banerjee, India's Political Superwoman
May 18, 2011
“There was no absolute word in the Russian idiomatic language,” he said.Nikita Khrushchev, Talk Show Guest
November 20, 2010
His constant aim is to reproduce his text in a pure and idiomatic Danish.Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
Jens Christian Aaberg
Another method is to read and translate some idiomatic foreign work.The Aural System
And she could translate quite well, in an idiomatic fashion.A Little Girl in Old Salem
Amanda Minnie Douglas
This accounts for his perfect and idiomatic English and for his knowledge of our cities.In Chteau Land
Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
He is not afraid of an idiomatic touch, nor of pithy, vigorous words.Studies of Contemporary Poets
Mary C. Sturgeon
Word Origin and History for idiomatic
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper