oxymoron is? This video starts with a quick definition of oxymorons. They’re a funny part of the English language! Oxymorons are figures of speech that have two contradicting terms. Using oxymorons correctly will make your English speaking and writing more descriptive. They’re fun to learn and are a great boost for your vocabulary, too. In this lesson, I’ll share 20 oxymorons that are common in everyday English, I’ll explain them, and I’ll give you examples of how they are used. So don’t be scared! Oxymorons are fun and easy! Take the quiz to make sure you know these phrases correctly, then start using them in your own conversations!