[n] the act of inventing a word or phrase
[n] a newly invented word or phrase
coinage - (2 syllables), coinage - (2 syllables), neology - (4 syllables), neology - (4 syllables)
\Ne*ol"o*gism\, n. [Cf. F. n['e]ologisme.]
1. The introduction of new words, or the use of old words in a new sense. --Mrs. Browning.
2. A new word, phrase, or expression.
3. A new doctrine; specifically, rationalism.