joual

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noun jou·al \zhü-ˈal, -ˈäl\

Definition of joual

  1. :  spoken Canadian French; especially :  the local forms of the spoken French of Quebec that differ the most from prescribed forms

Origin and Etymology of joual

Canadian French, rendering of a nonstandard pronoun of French cheval horse


First Known Use: 1962

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