Vernacular in a sentence

10 example sentences for Vernacular

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Vernacular - Definition


»  everyday language; the way people really talk with each other


Use Vernacular in a sentence


  • His vernacular identified him as a Frenchman.

  • It is impossible to understand her vernacular!

  • Because she spoke in the southern vernacular, she often used the word “ya’ll” in conversation.

  • While the author never stated the novel's setting, the vernacular of the characters identified the location as somewhere in Asia.

  • The vernacular of today’s young people is very confusing for some of the older generation.



  • To hold the interest of the community, the playwright penned his play using only the local vernacular.

  • Although the speaker and I both spoke English, his vernacular was so different from mine that I could not understand him at all.

  • After transferring from a private school, Margaret found it difficult to understand the urban vernacular at her public school.

  • When the clan moved away from their tribe, they created their own vernacular.

  • Even though the teenager spoke the vernacular of the streets with her friends, she always used proper English at home.


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Vernacular Synonyms


conversational, informal, jargon, slang, nonformal, unbookish


Vernacular Antonyms


bookish, formal, learned, literary


Related Forms


vernacularly (adverb)


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