EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COLLOQUIALISM
Professor Mathews seems to have a special dislike for this colloquialism.
There, Mr. Editor, you have a pleasing comminglement of romance and colloquialism.
Also, red-coats of old; whence lobster-box, a colloquialism for barracks.
Also a colloquialism for marque, as a letter of mart or marque.
"Not worth a stiver" is a colloquialism to express a person's poverty.
Thus far, however, the term has been merely a colloquialism, found only in the newspapers.
Rosalie, in a colloquialism of to-day not then coined, "had no use for them."
It's a colloquialism, comes from baseball, that's a sport we play.
It has passed out of the stage of mere slang to become a "colloquialism."
No cockneyism or colloquialism mars the sweetness of her speech.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COLLOQUIALISM
- commonplace term
- hackneyed term
- mumbo jumbo
- overused term
- stale language
- street talk
- trite language