in common parlance

Definition of in common parlance

formal

  1. :  used by many people in ordinary conversation terms that are now in common parlance

Word by Word Definitions

commonplay
  1. :  of or relating to a community at large :  public

    :  known to the community

    :  belonging to or shared by two or more individuals or things or by all members of a group

  1. :  the common people

    :  a dining hall

    :  the political group or estate comprising the commoners

parlanceplay
  1. :  speech

    :  formal debate or parley

    :  manner or mode of speech :  idiom


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