Definition of Vernacular

1. Noun. A characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves). "They don't speak our lingo"

Exact synonyms: Argot, Cant, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Slang
Examples of language type: Bite, Swiz, Heist, Rip-off, Shakedown, Power Trip, Ass, Fuck, Fucking, Nookie, Nooky, Piece Of Ass, Piece Of Tail, Roll In The Hay, Screw, Screwing, Shag, Shtup, Blowjob, Cock Sucking, Hand Job, Jacking Off, Jerking Off, Wank, Dekko, Square-bashing, Shakedown, Caff, Deck, Gat, Rod, Mickey Finn, Nick, Dreck, Schlock, Shlock, Cert, Legs, Soup-strainer, Toothbrush, Arse, Arsehole, Asshole, Bunghole, Bay Window, Corporation, Pot, Potbelly, Tummy, Niff, Pong, Corker, Hooey, Poppycock, Stuff, Stuff And Nonsense, Baloney, Bilgewater, Boloney, Bosh, Drool, Humbug, Taradiddle, Tarradiddle, Tommyrot, Tosh, Twaddle, Applesauce, Codswallop, Folderol, Rubbish, Trash, Tripe, Trumpery, Wish-wash, Skin Flick, Dibs, Bun-fight, Bunfight, Burnup, Nosh-up, Hood, 'hood, Paleface, Poor White Trash, White Trash, Honkey, Honkie, Honky, Whitey, Gook, Slant-eye, Injun, Red Man, Redskin, Hymie, Kike, Sheeny, Yid, Chinaman, Chink, Dago, Ginzo, Greaseball, Guinea, Wop, Jap, Nip, Spic, Spick, Spik, Boche, Hun, Jerry, Kraut, Krauthead, Airhead, Babe, Baby, Sister, Bad Egg, Boffin, Butch, Dike, Dyke, Good Egg, Guvnor, Old Man, Out-and-outer, Schlockmeister, Shlockmeister, Squeeze, Suit, Tripper, Wog, Juice, Big Bucks, Big Money, Bundle, Megabucks, Pile, Key, Skinful, Juice, The Shits, The Trots, Heebie-jeebies, Jitters, Screaming Meemies, Bitch, Give, Buy It, Pip Out, Feel, Hoof, Chuck, Ditch, Bunk Off, Play Hooky, Square, Straight, Besotted, Blind Drunk, Blotto, Cockeyed, Crocked, Fuddled, Loaded, Pie-eyed, Pissed, Pixilated, Plastered, Slopped, Sloshed, Smashed, Soaked, Soused, Sozzled, Squiffy, Stiff, Tight, Wet, Can-do, Freaky, Uncool, Butch, Grotty, Some, Mean, Bolshy, Stroppy, Pint-size, Pint-sized, Runty, Sawed-off, Sawn-off, Slam-bang, Clean, Plum, Plumb, Drop-dead, Baddie, Bennie, Cat, Stiff
Specialized synonyms: Street Name, Rhyming Slang
Generic synonyms: Non-standard Speech
Derivative terms: Slang, Slangy



2. Adjective. Being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language. "The technical and vulgar names for an animal species"
Exact synonyms: Common, Vulgar
Similar to: Informal
Derivative terms: Commonness

3. Noun. The everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language).
Generic synonyms: Non-standard Speech

Definition of Vernacular

1. a. Belonging to the country of one's birth; one's own by birth or nature; native; indigenous; -- now used chiefly of language; as, English is our vernacular language.

2. n. The vernacular language; one's mother tongue; often, the common forms of expression in a particular locality.

3. a. Belonging to the country of one's birth; one's own by birth or nature; native; indigenous; -- now used chiefly of language; as, English is our vernacular language.

4. n. The vernacular language; one's mother tongue; often, the common forms of expression in a particular locality.

Definition of Vernacular

1. Noun. The language of a people, a national language. ¹

2. Noun. Everyday speech, including colloquialisms, as opposed to literary or liturgical language. ¹

3. Noun. Language unique to a particular group of people; jargon, argot. ¹

4. Noun. (Christianity uncountable) The indigenous language of a people, into which the words of the Roman Catholic mass are translated. ¹

5. Adjective. Of or pertaining to everyday language. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vernacular

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Medical Definition of Vernacular

1. Belonging to the country of one's birth; one's own by birth or nature; native; indigenous; now used chiefly of language; as, English is our vernacular language. "A vernacular disease." "His skill the vernacular dialect of the Celtic tongue." (Fuller) "Which in our vernacular idiom may be thus interpreted." (Pope) Origin: L. Vernaculus born in one's house, native, fr. Verna a slave born in his master's house, a native, probably akin to Skr. Vas to dwell, E. Was. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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vermouth
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vermuths
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vernacular art
vernacular dance
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vernages
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