Etymology
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idiomatic (adj.)

1712, "peculiar to a certain language," from Latin idiomaticus, from Greek idiomatikos "peculiar, characteristic;" from idios "one's own" (see idiom) + matos "thinking, animated" (from PIE root *men- (1) "to think"). Meaning "marked by use of idioms" is from 1839.

updated on April 22, 2017

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Definitions of idiomatic from WordNet

idiomatic (adj.)
of or relating to or conforming to idiom;
idiomatic English
Synonyms: idiomatical
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