colloquialism, colloquial - vocabulary
colloquialism, colloquial - noun Colloquialism: an ordinary or familiar expression; familiar style or usage.
Colloquial: appropriate to or characteristic of ordinary or familiar conversation instead of formal speech or writing.
Colloquial poetry is to the real art as the barber’s wax dummy is to sculpture. Note: You may download the Grammar eBook Build Your Vocabulary and get all 406 vocabulary words.
—Ezra Pound “I Gather the Limbs of Osiris” Selected Prose 1909–1965 (1973)
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