Definitions for: Colloquial

[adj] characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation; "wrote her letters in a colloquial style"; "the broken syntax and casual enunciation of conversational English"

Webster (1913) Definition: Col*lo"qui*al, a. [See Colloqui.]
Pertaining to, or used in, conversation, esp. common and
familiar conversation; conversational; hence, unstudied;
informal; as, colloquial intercourse; colloquial phrases; a
colloquial style. -- Col*lo"qui*al*ly, adv.

His [Johnson's] colloquial talents were, indeed, of the
highest order. --Macaulay.

Synonyms: conversational, informal

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