Colloquially

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Colloquial \Col*lo"qui*al\, adjective [See {Colloqui}.] Pertaining to, or used in, conversation, esp. common and familiar conversation; conversational; hence, unstudied; informal; as, colloquial intercourse; colloquial phrases; a colloquial style. -- {Col*lo"qui*al*ly}, adverb

His [Johnson's] colloquial talents were, indeed, of the highest order. --Macaulay.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

colloquially

adverb

1: with the use of colloquial expressions; "this building is colloquially referred to as The Barn" [syn: {colloquially}, {conversationally}, {informally}]


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