Definition of 'colloquial'
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Example sentences containing 'colloquial'
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Students can always switch to more colloquial language when they talk. The Sun (2013)Their rejection of lofty objectivity, use of humour and colloquial language went with the grain of the times. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)I think that that accounts to a large degree for the big difference between the classical and colloquial languages. A Rock and a Hard Place (1994)Or, to use the colloquial name, anoraks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The colloquial term of abuse for the people who run football is'the blazers '. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Trends of 'colloquial'
Used Occasionally. colloquial is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'colloquial'
British English: colloquial ADJECTIVE
Colloquial words and phrases are informal and are used mainly in conversation.
...a colloquial expression.
Definition of colloquial from the Collins English Dictionary
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