Translation of solecism in Spanish:

solecism

solecismo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsɑləˌsɪzəm//ˈsoʊləˌsɪzəm//ˈsɒlɪsɪz(ə)m/

noun

Linguistics

  • 1

    (grammatical mistake)
    solecismo masculine
    • It is only after close study that apparent solecisms can be interpreted as the keystones of a highly conscious literary construct.
    • This, I believe, is the only grammatical solecism Esther perpetrates in her long narrative.
    • What we have is conjecture, the useful surprise of a grammatical mismatch, the thrill of syntactic breakdown, the wild happiness of a solecism typed into Microsoft Word and printed out by Packard Bell.
    • That calculated literary solecism of mixed tenses is at the heart of the essay, enabling Michaels to convey the simultaneity of his different times, a back then and a now.
    • Many small typos and solecisms are lazily neglected.
    • We also learn that the magnanimity hinted at in the sandlot baseball incident - when Anders is delighted rather than angered by the solecism spoken by Coyle's cousin - was alive and well in Anders as a young adult.
    • Bloggers, however careful we try to be, know about the solecism that sneaks into every post, the unexpected spelling mistake, the ambiguous statement.
    • And solecisms such as calling the Orthodox liturgy a ‘mass’ are mildly distracting.
    • This is not supposed to be a list of clichés or solecisms.
    • Everyone in the publishing process should report a solecism that would otherwise go undetected - a misspelling, a grammatical error.
    • It is regarded as a solecism to say ‘We have less tea bags than I thought.’
    • I've revised this post to clear up solecisms and misspellings, and added one link for clarity.
    • Incidentally, the hyphen in Goose-Pimples is a solecism, but we'll never know whether it was written by Leigh or improvised by his cast.
    • The English subtitles, on the other hand, are utterly inept - full of awkwardness and solecisms.
    • The same people who cringe when words such as ‘imply’ and ‘infer’ are confused react without a trace of embarrassment to even the most egregious of numerical solecisms.
    • This grating solecism has been adopted by many older people, who tend to say it with such emphasis that one suspects they think it's a cool expression which just might narrow the generation gap for them.
    • This year, it seems likely that a number of my fellow countrymen will be spending a good deal of time pedantically pursuing punctuation rules and grumbling at grammatical solecisms.
    • We must investigate what produces solecisms, and not merely adduce examples.
    • However this argument leads to the flourishing of solecisms and general language degradation.
    • The fundamental silliness of my article lies, however, not in its numerous solecisms but in the dubiousness of its central thesis and of the " reasoning’ adduced to support it.
  • 2

    (faux pas)
    incorrección feminine
    • But he never brooked any solecism in behaviour inside his courtroom.
    • The question is not whether Mourinho commits these solecisms: every week provides a new instance of a Mourinhism that raises the hackles of stout-hearted, stout-drinking English yeomen.
    • You really would think that someone from Sandy's background would know better than to commit the solecism of greeting the domestic staff before his host.
    • In any case, it was unlikely that John would commit any solecism of protocol, since he was already well acquainted with her, she having been one of his wife's bridesmaids.