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1. colloquialism

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

Synonyms

  • formulation

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • misconstruction

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • colloquial (English)

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Example sentences of the word colloquialism


1. Noun, singular or mass
For example, if you are writing about what makes a great teacher and you wanted to say that long lectures are boring, in a conversational essay you can start out using a colloquialism.

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