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Synonyms for colloquial
kəˈloʊ kwi əlcol·lo·qui·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colloquial, conversationaladjective

    characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation

    "wrote her letters in a colloquial style"; "the broken syntax and casual enunciation of conversational English"

    Synonyms:
    conversational

    Antonyms:
    formal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. colloquialadjective

    Synonyms:
    conversational

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. colloquialadjective

    Synonyms:
    conversational, familiar, informal

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  1. List of paraphrases for "colloquial":

    familiar

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4263familiar
#27384conversational
#53838colloquial

How to use colloquial in a sentence?

  1. Albert Watkins:

    A lot of these defendants — and I’m going to use this colloquial term, perhaps disrespectfully — but they’re all fu----- short-bus people. These are people with brain damage, they’re fu----- retarded, they’re on the god---- spectrum, but they’re our brothers, our sisters, our neighbors, our coworkers — they’re part of our country.

  2. Thornton Wilder:

    Many great writers have been extraordinarily awkward in daily exchange, but the greatest give the impression that their style was nursed by the closest attention to colloquial speech.

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