Definition of neology in English:

neology

noun

  • 1The coining or use of new words or phrases; = "neologism".

  • 2A new word or phrase; = "neologism".

  • 3Theology. The holding of novel or rationalist views; = "neologism". Now historical.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Monthly Magazine and British Register. From neo- + -logy, after French néologie. Compare Italian neologia the coinage or use of new words.

Pronunciation

neology

/nɪˈɒlədʒi/