Example sentences for: oxymoron

How can you use “oxymoron” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Coz casts himself as the conscience of tabloid journalism (if that's not an oxymoron).

  • Cynics dismiss the term as an oxymoron.

  • Oxymoron is an oxymoron.

  • He is, if this is not an oxymoron, a religious technocrat.

  • To be sure, the W usage note, even with its verbosity and the oxymoron “pure hyperbole,” is more helpful than L 's cryptic “disapproved of by some speakers”; but the definitions are better in L because they assume that if a user does not know the meaning of literally , then that of literal is unlikely to be that obvious.

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