Meaning of “phrase” - Learner’s Dictionary

phrase

noun [ C ] us uk /freɪz/
Still, to coin a phrase, there is light at the end of the tunnel.The meaning of that phrase isn't very clear.The origins of that phrase are unclear.Many phrases from Shakespeare's plays have become part of our everyday speech.Some people find that phrase offensive.

B1 a group of words that are often used together and have a particular meaning

(Definition of “phrase noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)