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col·lo·qui·al

 (kə-lō′kwē-əl)
adj.
1. Characteristic of or appropriate to the spoken language or to writing that seeks the effect of speech; informal.
2. Relating to conversation; conversational.

[From colloquy.]

col·lo′qui·al n.
col·lo′qui·al·ly adv.
col·lo′qui·al·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.colloquially - with the use of colloquial expressions; "this building is colloquially referred to as The Barn"
Translations
بِصورَةٍ عامِّيَّه أو دارِجَه
hovorově
i daglig talei hverdagssprogetkollokvialt
köznyelven
í talmáli
hovorovo
konuşma dilinde

colloquially

[kəˈləʊkwɪəlɪ] ADVcoloquialmente

colloquially

[kəˈləʊkwiəli] adv
to be known colloquially as sth → être communément appelé(e) qch

colloquially

colloquially

[kəˈləʊkwɪəlɪ] advcolloquialmente

colloquial

(kəˈləukwiəl) adjective
of or used in everyday informal, especially spoken, language. a colloquial expression.
colˈloquially adverb
colˈloquialism noun
an expression used in colloquial language.
References in classic literature ?
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