One day I sat her down to explain to her the word oxymoron and then to describe a magnificent and bucolic world of insults.
The term native-English speaker itself can be an oxymoron sometimes.
Your Honour secondly asked about the phrase, the apparent oxymoron of non-exclusive possession acts.
He is a man who, when he was pillaging for the Federal government, reduced the term Public Service to an oxymoron .
Yes, but it does leave a reader ever more certain that the term ‘mature male’ is an oxymoron .
Is there a safe gun or is that an oxymoron like a safe cigarette?
I mean, this is an oxymoron , there's nothing free about the speech today.
The idea of a light of darkness is certainly an oxymoron , certainly a contradiction in terms, and yet we find that among various mystics.
An oxymoron is a combination of contradictory or incongruous words such as ‘gentle violence’.
What he has written is contemporary history, if the term is not altogether an oxymoron .