Meaning of “not be in sb's vocabulary” in the English Dictionary

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"not be in sb's vocabulary" in British English

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not be in sb's vocabulary


You say that a particular quality is not in your vocabulary if you never show it or experience it:

Did you say "tact"? The word isn't in his vocabulary!

(Definition of “not be in sb's vocabulary” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)