Word of the Day – Aug. 26 – Colloquial

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Adjective: Colloquial (kuh-LOH-kwee-ul)

Definition:

1. Of or relating to conversation : conversational

2 a. Used in or characteristic of familiar and informal conversation; also : unacceptably informal

2 b. Using conversational style

Sample sentence: Molly can switch from formal academic language to a charmingly colloquial style, depending on the audience and subject of her writing.

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