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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To write or speak in a common manner.

Usage examples (39)
  • The novelist tried to write colloquially.
  • This building is colloquially referred to as The Barn
  • People use the term colloquially to mean that something sells for 3x its cost, but that isn’t what ‘markup’ means in business.
  • But I am not using the word colloquially: col·lo·qui·al (k-lkw-l) adj. for more
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