atticism

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noun, often capitalized at·ti·cism \ˈa-tə-ˌsi-zəm\

Definition of atticism

  1. 1 :  a witty or well-turned phrase

  2. 2 :  a characteristic feature of Attic Greek occurring in another language or dialect

1612

First Known Use of atticism

1612

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