Synonyms of 'vernacular'
the commonly spoken language or dialect of a particular people or placeTo use the vernacular of the day, Peter was square.
the way common letter clusters are pronounced in speech
full of the jargon and slang of self-improvement courses
I was irritated by his use of archaic idiom.
He is, in common parlance, a `sad loser'.
He resorted to a lot of pseudo-psychological cant to confuse me.
the number of Italians who speak only local dialect
people from the ghetto who speak street patois
the argot of the university campus
in or using the vernaculardialects such as black vernacular English
He converses in colloquial Japanese as easily as in English.
the popular misconception that dinosaurs were all lumbering giants
She is refreshingly informal.
She might be a little common at times, but she was certainly not boring.
French is not my native tongue.
the country's indigenous population
translated from Latin into the vulgar tongue
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in the sense of argot
slang or jargon peculiar to a particular groupthe argot of the university campus
in the sense of cant
specialized vocabulary of a particular group, such as thieves or lawyersHe resorted to a lot of pseudo-psychological cant to confuse me.
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