in common parlance

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in common parlance

formal
:used by many people in ordinary conversation
  • terms that are now in common parlance

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : known to the community

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

  1. : the common people

  2. : a dining hall

  3. : the political group or estate comprising the commoners

parlance play
  1. : speech

  2. : manner or mode of speech : idiom


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