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Word of the Day — February 17, 2012

February 17, 2012 - Scott Viau
Trope — TROHP — a conventional, unoriginal idea or phrase

Example: "Lizzie Widdicombe wrote about spy novels: 'They embrace clichés — the double agent, the bomb-rigged briefcase — making it a virtue, piling one trope onto another to create a story ...'"

 
 
 

 

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