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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 ?
When I say petticoat, I use the word in its literal sense, not colloquially as a metaphor for its usual wearer, meaning thereby a dainty feminine undergarment seen only by men on rainy days, and one might add washing-days.
He spoke to Philip in correct, rather archaic English, having learned it from a study of the English classics, not from conversation; and it was odd to hear him use words colloquially which Philip had only met in the plays of Shakespeare.
In style, like Defoe's other writings, it is straightforward and clear, though colloquially informal, with an entire absence of pretense or affectation.
During my stay at Starkfield I lodged with a middle-aged widow colloquially known as Mrs.
For some little time the jurymen hang about the Sol's Arms colloquially. In the sequel, half-a-dozen are caught up in a cloud of pipe-smoke that pervades the parlour of the Sol's Arms; two stroll to Hampstead; and four engage to go half-price to the play at night, and top up with oysters.
Similarly, she found herself possessed of what is colloquially termed a swivel eye
'Known colloquially as Zamalek, this beer has been quenching South Africans' thirst for over 40 years.
Congress and the great alliance between Israel and America, we would not deny entry to any member of Congress into Israel." Dermer, Netanyahu's closest confidant and colloquially known as "Bibi's Brain," had reportedly recommended this course to his boss.
The firm said the new name "better reflects the activities and ambitions of today's global company" and "freshens" its image to better reflect how it is known colloquially.
An international online movement, more colloquially known as the 'Me Too' movement, which attempted to challenge the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault by powerful abusive men, has appeared to permeate itself in the Pakistani entertainment industry as well.
Hontiveros is the author of 'Safe Streets and Public Spaces Act' - colloquially known as the 'Bawal Bastos Law' - which was recently signed by the President.
While Netanyahu - colloquially known as Bibi - remains popular with his party base, he is a divisive figure in Israel, where critics see him as venal and even anti-democratic.