Part of speech:
Not rigorous or strict.
Not altered, treated, or disguised:
When applied to a judge, having jurisdiction by virtue of office rather than by being assigned same.
Often encountered or seen:
The definition of common is something that belongs to or is shared by two or more people or the community at large.
Of or in the Vulgate
Light and informal
Fond of or given to conversation; liking to converse
Native to or commonly spoken by the members of a particular country or region.
Peculiar to or characteristic of the style or manner of a particular group or people.
Of, like, or containing slang
In or of idiomatic, colloquial, everyday language
The definition of regional is something related to, taking place in or characteristic of a given geographic location.
The definition of substandard is something that does not meet a basic, established level.
Designating or of the words, phrases, and idioms characteristic of speech or writing that is casual, ordinary, unceremonious, etc.; colloquial
In the style of conversation
Showing little interest or concern; nonchalant:
Offensively excessive in self-display or expenditure; ostentatious:
(Linguistics) Associated with a language variety used by uneducated speakers or socially disfavored groups.
Following or being in accord with accepted or prescribed forms, conventions, or regulations:
The definition of correct is something true, right or proper.
Find another word for colloquial. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for colloquial, like: local, everyday, native, relaxed, natural, ordinary, familiar, common, vulgate, chatty and confabulatory.