Definition of skeuomorphism in English:

skeuomorphism

noun

  • See skeuomorph

    • ‘I'm not a fan of Apple-style skeuomorphism, but I guess icons have to resemble something other than bits of data interacting with other bits of data.’
    • ‘Over time, skeuomorphism has seeped into all areas of UI design.’
    • ‘There is nothing intrinsically wrong with skeuomorphs: the whole of classical architecture (wood represented in stone) is based on skeuomorphism, as is most software interaction.’
    • ‘The advent of textured screens and web pages promises a whole new wave of skeuomorphism: that leather binding will not only look like leather, it will feel like it too.’
    • ‘Without skeuomorphism, users may find a steeper learning curve with the new operating system.’

Pronunciation

skeuomorphism

/skjuːə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfɪz(ə)m/