Colloquial

Definition of Colloquial

Col`lo´qui`al
a.1.Pertaining to, or used in, conversation, esp. common and familiar conversation; conversational; hence, unstudied; informal; as, colloquial intercourse; colloquial phrases; a colloquial style.
His [Johnson's] colloquial talents were, indeed, of the highest order.
- Macaulay.

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chatty, chitchatty, common, communicative, confabulatory, conversational, cozy, everyday, familiar, informal, interlocutory, nonstandard, patois, spoken, substandard, uneducated, unliterary, unstudied, vernacular, vulgar, vulgate
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