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vernacular

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of vernacular

  1. used in or suitable for speech and not formal writing <writes essays in a very easy-to-read, vernacular style> Synonyms conversational, informal, nonformal, nonliterary, unbookish, unliterary, colloquial, vulgarRelated Words dialectal, dialectical (also dialectic), nonstandard, regional; incorrect, nongrammatical, substandard, uneducated, ungrammatical, unlearned; slang, slangyNear Antonyms standard, undialectical; correct, educated, genteel, grammatical, properAntonyms bookish, formal, learned, literary





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