Origin of solecism
Related formssol·e·cist, nounsol·e·cis·tic, sol·e·cis·ti·cal, adjectivesol·e·cis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Can be confusedsolecism solipsism
Examples from the Web for solecism
Do not even consider committing the solecism of serving it with parmigiano.
Hence this adaptation is less a solecism than that of the bell for the hyacinth.
His trust was warranted, until Landor detected the solecism.Milton|Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
It would be a solecism in language to say that any portion of these is not included in the whole.
British Dictionary definitions for solecism
- the nonstandard use of a grammatical construction
- any mistake, incongruity, or absurdity