Simple Definition of colloquialism
: a word or phrase that is used mostly in informal speech : a colloquial expression
Full Definition of colloquialism
1 a : a colloquial expression b : a local or regional dialect expression
2 : colloquial style
Examples of colloquialism in a sentence
His English is very good, but he has trouble understanding certain colloquialisms.
First Known Use of colloquialism
COLLOQUIALISM Defined for Kids
Definition of colloquialism for Students
: a word or expression used in or suited to familiar and informal conversation
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