of choice

Idioms & Phrases

of choice

Preferred above others, as in A strike is the union's weapon of choice. Used with other prepositions (by, for, with), all meaning "by preference," this idiom dates from about 1300.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: of all things
Next Definition: of consequence
Words Near: of choice
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for of choice
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing of choice
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature