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1. vernacular

adjective. ['vɝˈnækjəlɝ'] being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language.

Synonyms

  • vulgar
  • common

Antonyms

  • undeceive
  • stand still
  • rhetorical

Etymology

  • vernaculus (Latin)
  • verna (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Vernacular

  • unspectacular
  • spectacular

How do you pronounce vernacular?

Pronounce vernacular as vərˈnækjələr.

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How do you spell vernacular? Is it venacular ?

A common misspelling of vernacular is venacular

Example sentences of the word vernacular


1. Noun, singular or mass
Latin gave way to the vernacular of the day.

Quotes containing the word vernacular


1. I'm very confident that Nick Hornby always gets it right as a writer. He has the vernacular and passion. He is adroit and dry, and balances humor with the humanity of life.
- Pierce Brosnan

2. vernacular

noun. ['vɝˈnækjəlɝ'] the everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language).

Antonyms

  • unfriendly

Etymology

  • vernaculus (Latin)
  • verna (Latin)

3. vernacular

noun. ['vɝˈnækjəlɝ'] a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves).

Synonyms

  • non-standard speech
  • slang
  • argot
  • street name
  • lingo
  • cant
  • patois
  • rhyming slang

Antonyms

  • refined
  • decent
  • noble
  • rural area

Etymology

  • vernaculus (Latin)
  • verna (Latin)
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