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colloquialism

noun

1 colloquialism

A colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech.

Roget 563: neology, neologism; newfangled expression, nonce expression; back-formation; caconym; barbarism.    archaism, black letter, monkish Latin.    corruption, missaying, malapropism, antiphrasis.    ... show more

Roget 521: figure of speech; facon de parler [Fr.], way of speaking, colloquialism.    phrase etc. 566; figure, trope, metaphor, enallage, catachresis; metonymy [Gramm.], ... show more

Dutch: gemeenzaamheid
Polish: kolokwializm, kolokwialność, potoczność, styl potoczny




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