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Definition of "topoi" []

  • Plural of topos. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "topoi" in a sentence
  • "What I am more interested in at the moment are people who transcend those basics by integrating topoi and tropes of other media into the ones they're working in."
  • "To finish, I do agree with your observation that neither SotC nor House of Leaves could exist without a deep insight into the topoi and tropes of their proper medium; I'd just like to think that this is to some degree the bare minimum of knowledge that anyone working seriously in a medium should bring into the process."
  • "There are a number of topoi in those texts, to be reused whenever it seemed appropriate."