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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A conversational or informal expression. An expression or word used in informal conversation.

Usage examples (39)
  • I rejected all local colloquialisms to arrive at a dialog that had a certain naivety and innocence.
  • "African-American vernacular" is simply a colloquialism, meaning it is unacceptable in any formal situation.
  • Jim smothered a grin at the ancient colloquialism.
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