(of language) Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or literary,
(of language) Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or literary
characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation; "wrote her letters in a colloquial style"; "the broken syntax and casual enunciation of conversational English"
(colloquially) with the use of colloquial expressions; "this building is colloquially referred to as The Barn"
A colloquialism is a linguistic phrase that is characteristic of or only appropriate for casual, ordinary, familiar, and/or informal written or spoken conversation, rather than for formal speech, standard writing, or paralinguistics. ...
Denoting a manner of speaking or writing that is characteristic of familiar conversation; informal; Of or pertaining to a conversation; conversational or chatty
Casual conversation, informal, or regional writing, often includes slang expressions.
describes a variety of a language used in informal speaking situations.
everyday speech; particular to an area or group of people.