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vernacular

synonym (synonym of vernacular)

  • (noun.communication)
    a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves) (noun.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language (adj.all)
     

similar (similar with vernacular)

  • being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language (adj.all)
    used of spoken and written language (adj.all)
     

hypernym (vernacular IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • the everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language) (noun.communication)
    speech that differs from the usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community (noun.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF vernacular relation)

  • a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves) (noun.communication)
    slang for something (especially for an illegal drug) (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    slang that replaces words with rhyming words or expressions and then typically omits the rhyming component (noun.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from vernacular)

  • (verb.communication)
    use slang or vulgar language (verb.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    constituting or expressed in slang or given to the use of slang (adj.all)
     
  • being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language (adj.all)
    ordinariness as a consequence of being frequent and commonplace (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language) (noun.communication)
     
  • the everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language) (noun.communication)
    being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language (adj.all)
     

domain member usage (.... is used in vernacular domain)

  • a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves) (noun.communication)
    a form of amphetamine (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the dead body of a human being (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.person)
    the principal bad character in a film or work of fiction (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a portion removed from the whole (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    British slang for a swindle (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of stealing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    extortion of money (as by blackmail) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (slang) a self-aggrandizing action undertaken simply for the pleasure of exercising control over other people (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    slang for sexual intercourse (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    slang for fellatio (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    slang for masturbation (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    British slang for a look (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    drill on a barracks square (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    informal British term for a cafe (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    street name for a packet of illegal drugs (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a gangster's pistol (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    slang term for knockout drops (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    (British slang) a prison (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    merchandise that is shoddy or inferior (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    an absolute certainty (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    staying power (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.body)
    slang for a mustache (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    vulgar slang for anus (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    slang for a paunch (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an unpleasant smell (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (dated slang) a remarkable or excellent thing or person (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    senseless talk (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    pretentious or silly talk or writing (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    nonsensical talk or writing (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a pornographic movie (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a claim of rights (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.event)
    (Briticism) a grand formal party on an important occasion (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a high-speed motorcycle race on a public road (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.food)
    a large satisfying meal (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.location)
    (slang) a neighborhood (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.location)
    (slang) a neighborhood (noun.location)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (slang) a derogatory term for a white person (supposedly used by North American Indians) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (slang) an offensive term for White people who are impoverished (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (slang) offensive names for a White man (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (slang) a disparaging term for an Asian person (especially for North Vietnamese soldiers in the Vietnam War) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (slang) offensive term for Native Americans (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    offensive term for a person of German descent (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a flighty scatterbrained simpleton (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (old-fashioned slang) a bad person (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (British slang) a scientist or technician engaged in military research (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (old-fashioned slang) a good person (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (British slang) boss (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (slang) boss (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who is excellent at something (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (slang) a merchant who deals in shoddy or inferior merchandise (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (slang) someone who has taken a psychedelic drug and is undergoing hallucinations (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (offensive British slang) term used by the British to refer to people of color from Africa or Asia (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    electric current (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit) (noun.possession)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    a kilogram of a narcotic drug (noun.quantity)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    a quantity of alcoholic drink sufficient to make you drunk (noun.quantity)
     
  • (noun.state)
    obscene terms for diarrhea (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    extreme nervousness (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    an unpleasant difficulty (noun.state)
     
  • (verb.change)
    occur (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    be killed or die (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    pass one's hands over the sexual organs of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    dance in a professional capacity (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    throw away (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    play truant from work or school (verb.stative)
     
  • (adj.all)
    rigidly conventional or old-fashioned (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    marked by a willingness to tackle a job and get it done (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    strange and somewhat frightening (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (spoken slang) unfashionable and boring (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of male or female homosexuals) characterized by stereotypically male traits or appearance (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    very unpleasant or offensive (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    remarkable (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    excellent (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    obstreperous (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    well below average height (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    violent and sudden and noisy (adj.all)
     
  • (adv.all)
    completely; used as intensifiers (adv.all)
     
  • (adv.all)
    extremely (adv.all)
     
synonym similar hypernym hyponym derivation domain member usage argot cant jargon lingo common vulgar informal non-standard speech street name rhyming slang common slang slangy commonness commonplaceness bennie benzedrine cat caterpillar cadaver clay

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