Synonyms for parlance

Grammar : Noun
Spell : pahr-luh ns
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpɑr ləns

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Définition of parlance

Origin :
  • 1570s, "speaking, speech," especially in debate; 1787 as "way of speaking," from Anglo-French (c.1300) and Old French parlance, from Old French parlaunce, from parler "to speak" (see parley).
  • noun idiom
Example sentences :
  • It was a case, in the parlance of thieves and police, of “rail-roading.”
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • There is my cradle, after the flesh; my native land—in the parlance of the men of these days!
  • Extract from : « Thais » by Anatole France
  • They took me by surprise—in Western parlance, got the drop on me.
  • Extract from : « Lorimer of the Northwest » by Harold Bindloss
  • A term singularly, but very often, misapplied in parlance for orbit.
  • Extract from : « The Sailor's Word-Book » by William Henry Smyth
  • They all went to church Sabbath morning, in the old Puritan parlance.
  • Extract from : « A Little Girl in Old Boston » by Amanda Millie Douglas
  • In the parlance of the saints you do 'want to keep your lamps lit.'
  • Extract from : « Play the Game! » by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • “They” in Percival parlance alluded to the various tenants on the estate.
  • Extract from : « A College Girl » by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • A combe, in west of England parlance, is a deep, ravinelike valley.
  • Extract from : « In Unfamiliar England » by Thomas Dowler Murphy
  • In the parlance of the Lieutenant, the old horse was indeed "a ripper."
  • Extract from : « Wanderings in India » by John Lang
  • Mary of Magdala had been, according to the parlance of the age, possessed with seven devils.
  • Extract from : « The Apostles » by Ernest Renan

Antonyms for parlance

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