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One of these battlegrounds is in Afghanistan and Pakistan, or Khorasan in jihadist parlance.

There’s also a whiff of volatile acidity that gives the flavors a little “lift,” in wine-geek parlance — this becomes more pronounced after the wine is opened for a few days.

Smith has observed that anti-vaccine sentiment transformed from what she thought was “a fringe belief” into common parlance over the summer.

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In retail parlance, luxury-goods sales have been “underpenetrated” online, but the pandemic is changing that.

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Rockaway, in surfing parlance, is a left-handed beach break, or jetty break.

But Scott, in taking the parlance of the street to the SportsCenter desk, helped affirm its ascendance.

It always surprises you to hear the Arabic pronunciation of words that have entered American parlance.

Reviews seemed to range a short spectrum between turnip (a dud, in the French parlance) and not-a-complete-turnip.

The campaign finance laws at issue in these cases are what, in First Amendment parlance, are known as content-neutral.

Dr. Tanning assured me that these feelings were not just ANTS (“automatic negative thoughts,” in therapy parlance).

In vulgar parlance this book is not your own or our own, but "yourn" or "ourn," or it may be "hisn" or "hern."

A filler, be it known, in technical parlance means that portion of the tobacco of which the inside of the cigar is made.

In common parlance, the word Suyu was dropped, and the termination a in Anta was converted into is.

He touched nothing but what in commercial parlance is termed 'gilt-edged,' and of this he purchased almost daily for thirty years.

Then came the leadsman's long-drawn chant, once so familiar, the monotonous repeating in river parlance of the depths of water.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parlance, such as: argot, jargon, lingo, patois, vernacular, and colloquialism.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.