Pundits read too much into the oral arguments—and got the outcome wrong.
A high-profile case, with exceptional and numerous briefs, is not the kind where oral arguments are likely to matter.
Two, the stories were oral traditions that were born in the region.
Much of the credit, such as it is, belongs to oral Roberts, who died on Tuesday.
As a result, we can legally engage in oral sex with anyone we want in the privacy of our own homes.
That these are only cases of oral communication will be admitted by any one with the slightest knowledge of the circumstances.
Narrative, as we know from oral tradition, can take forms other than the book.
The result of the interview was the oral announcement which Marryott now heard from lips whose facility was well known to him.
The method employed in the day schools is exclusively the oral with but two exceptions.
Mr. Davis begins his work through the theme writing and oral composition of the seventh and eighth grades.
1620s, from Late Latin oralis, from Latin os (genitive oris) "mouth, opening, face, entrance," from PIE *os-/*ous- "mouth" (cf. Sanskrit asan "mouth," asyam "mouth, opening," Avestan ah-, Hittite aish, Middle Irish a "mouth," Old Norse oss "mouth of a river," Old English or "beginning, origin, front"). Psychological meaning "of the mouth as the focus of infantile sexual energy" (e.g. oral fixation) is from 1910. The sexual sense is first recorded 1948, in Kinsey. As a noun, "oral examination," attested from 1876. Related: Orally (c.1600); orality.
oral o·ral (ôr'əl)
Of or relating to the mouth.
Used in or taken through the mouth.
Of or relating to the first stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory, in which the mouth is the focus of exploration and pleasure.