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phrasing

noun

Simple Definition of phrasing

  • : the way something is expressed in words : the particular words or the order of words that are used to express something

  • music : the act of grouping notes together in a particular way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of phrasing

  1. 1 :  style of expression :  phraseology

  2. 2 :  the act, method, or result of grouping notes into musical phrases

Examples of phrasing in a sentence

  1. The phrasing of the instructions was confusing.

  2. a singer known for her elegant phrasing



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First Known Use of phrasing

1611

Rhymes with phrasing



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