Vernacular in a Sentence


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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