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Colloquialism   Listen
noun
Colloquialism  n.  A colloquial expression, not employed in formal discourse or writing.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Colloquialism" Quotes from Famous Books



... dropping into a favourite colloquialism of his native county. "Dear me, today! A man that you knew, Mr. Burchill, and that for the present you'll call Mr. X. You knew him ...
— The Herapath Property • J. S. Fletcher



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