1. colloquial

adjective. ['kəˈloʊkwiːəl'] characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation.


  • conversational


  • rhetorical
  • informality

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Rhymes with Colloquial

  • anthiel
  • arboreal
  • ariel
  • asiel
  • aviall
  • bacterial
  • biaxial
  • bicentennial
  • biennial
  • binomial
  • biomaterial
  • bronchial
  • burial
  • centennial
  • cereal
  • ceremonial
  • coaxial
  • collegial
  • colonial
  • company'll

How do you pronounce colloquial?

Pronounce colloquial as kəˈloʊkwiəl.

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Sentences with colloquial

1. Adjective
Familiarity with colloquial language will happen through time.

Quotes about colloquial

1. I am using the word theory as a scientist means it: a set of ideas so well established by observations and physical models that it is essentially indistinguishable from fact. That is different from the colloquial use that means "guess."To a scientist, you can bet your life on a theory. Remember, gravity is "just a theory"too.
- Philip Plait, Death from the Skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End...