Synonyms and Antonyms of language
the stock of words, pronunciation, and grammar used by a people as their basic means of communication
- Great Britain, the United States, Australia, and other countries where English is the dominant language
argot, cant, colloquial, dialect, idiolect, idiom, jargon, parlance, patois, patter, pidgin, slang, slanguage, vernacular
colloquialism, localism, provincialism, regionalism, shibboleth, vernacularism
coinage, modernism, neologism
the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field
- "Love" means "nothing" in the language of tennis.
argot, cant, dialect, jargon, jive, lingo, patois, patter, shop, shoptalk, slang, terminology, vocabulary
the way in which something is put into words
- We're finding the language of the legal documents to be tough going.