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Dictionary entry overview: What does oxymoron mean?
• OXYMORON (noun)
The noun OXYMORON has 1 sense:
1. conjoining contradictory terms (as in 'deafening silence')
Familiarity information: OXYMORON used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||oxymoron [BACK TO TOP]|
Conjoining contradictory terms (as in 'deafening silence')
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
Hypernyms ("oxymoron" is a kind of...):
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