Definition of Blanket term

1. Noun. (idiomatic) A word or phrase that is used to describe multiple groups of related things. The degree of relation may vary. Blanket terms often trade specificity for ease-of-use; in other words, a blanket term by itself gives little detail about the things that it describes or the relationships between them, but is easy to say and remember. Blanket terms often originate as slang, and eventually become integrated into the general vocabulary. ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blanket Term

blankest
blanket
blanket(a)
blanket-stitch
blanket flower
blanket insulation
blanket jam
blanket lien
blanket liens
blanket loan
blanket loans
blanket parties
blanket party
blanket stitch
blanket suture
blanket term (current term)
blanket terms
blanketed
blanketflower
blanketflowers
blanketing
blanketings
blanketless
blanketlike
blanketly
blankets
blanketweed
blankety
blankie
blankies

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