follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

oral-formulaic

[awr-uh l-fawr-myuh-ley-ik, ohr-uh l-] /ˈɔr əlˌfɔr myəˈleɪ ɪk, ˈoʊr əl-/
adjective
1.
noting or pertaining to poetry of an earlier spoken tradition, as the Iliad, that uses formulas to aid its continued expression.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for oral

4
5
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with oral-formulaic