unidiomatic

adjective

un·​id·​i·​o·​mat·​ic ˌən-ˌi-dē-ə-ˈma-tik How to pronounce unidiomatic (audio)
: not conforming to established or accepted idiom : not idiomatic
unidiomatic language
a wordy and unidiomatic expression
unidiomatically adverb

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1822, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unidiomatic was circa 1822

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“Unidiomatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unidiomatic. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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