colloquial

Definitions:

  • Characteristic of or appropriate to the spoken language or to writing that seeks the effect of speech; informal.
  • Relating to conversation; conversational.
  • Pertaining to conversation; conversational.
  • Peculiar or appropriate to the language of common or familiar conversation; belonging to ordinary, every-day speech: often especially applied to common words and phrases which are not admissible in elegant or formal speech.
  • Pertaining to, or used in, conversation, esp. common and familiar conversation; conversational; hence, unstudied; informal.
  • Denoting a manner of speaking or writing that is characteristic of <xref>familiar</xref> conversation; <xref>informal</xref>.
  • Of or pertaining to a <xref>conversation</xref>; <xref>conversational</xref> or <xref>chatty</xref>.
  • characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation
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