Some examples for oxymorons could be the little giants, pretty ugly, In a sentence, you could say that she was 'a little big'.
No, 'the fury of excitement' is not an oxymoron; 'a fury of ennui.' or 'an apathy of excitement' could qualify.
That could very well be an oxymoron. Yes. "Jumbo shrimp" is an oxymoron because "Jumbo" means "big" and "shrimp" means "small". also, other oxymorons are:
Only if you read it incorrectly. Some people interpret least common to mean rarest, which could be considered an oxymoron with multiple.
George Carlin referred to "military intelligence" as an oxymoron in one of his comedy performances.
give example of oxymoron using cruel to be kind
You could tell by the child's face that basketball was his favorite sport.
I guess you could claim one opposite of a tautology is an oxymoron.
There is no antonym to oxymoron
what is an oxymoron for vaguely
Is dry water a oxymoron
what is the purpose of an oxymoron
my sister is an oxymoron
The Oxymoron was created in 2007.
The antonym of an oxymoron is a tautology. For example: "almost exactly" is an oxymoron. "Tiny little" is a tautology.
An oxymoron is a phrase that has words that counteract eachother. So working vacation is an oxymoron itself.
Some professions that involve basketball are.. You could become a professional player(that is very very hard to do) you could become a coach for a team, of you could become a basketball trainer. There are also many other professions in basketball you could have.
no; an oxymoron is a phrase where the words are opposites of eachother, like loud silence, same difference or living dead. even the word oxymoron is an oxymoron, it's greek for sharp blunt!
Yes. The common part of grammar/speech "Oxymoron", is technicality a, well, oxymoron. The first part of the phrase, "Oxy" means smart, Whereas "Moron", as we know, means dimwitted, or stupid.
No. Nor is it a contradiction in terms - which is what most people mean when they say "oxymoron." An oxymoron is a deliberate rhetorical figure.
Lewis Carrol's "Shes all my fancy painted him" is an example of oxymoron. oxymoron is conjoining contradictory terms.
No, an oxymoron is a self contradictory statement, such as 'cruel kindness'
An oxymoron is a contradiction that contains irony.
yes, BIG BABY is an oxymoron
Basketball was invented by a football coach to give his players something to do in the offseason.