Top Definition
The Oxford period is used in lieu of the Oxford (or serial) comma in a sentence, in an effort to make a sentence appear more profound or dramatic than it is. The Oxford period is often used on Tumblr and Facebook.
I'll check her sidebar bio to see what her favorite things are. It says, "Water. Fire. Wind. and Dirt." Nice, a list using the Oxford period.
by Ceabelyo January 12, 2014
The optional period at the end of a final sentence, typically omitted in social media posts or texts.
"Mom! You don't need to use a period at the end of texts" vs. "Mom! You don't need to use a period at the end of texts." <Oxford period
by Mr. Toe June 01, 2016
Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.

×