so to speak

Definition of so to speak

  1. —used to indicate that one is using words in an unusual or figurative way rather than a literal way We need to be all on the same wavelength, so to speak.

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speakplay
  1. :  to utter words or articulate sounds with the ordinary voice :  talk

    :  to express thoughts, opinions, or feelings orally

    :  to extend a greeting


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