HyperDic: dialect

English > 1 sense of the word dialect:
NOUNcommunicationdialect, idiom, accentthe usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
dialect > pronunciation
Soundsday'ahleh.kt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > dialect: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people.
Examples
  • "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"
  • "it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy"
Synonymsidiom, accent
Narrowereye dialectThe use of misspellings to identify a colloquial or uneducated speaker
patoisA regional dialect of a language (especially French)
Broadernon-standard speechspeech that differs from the usual / usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community
Usageeuphonious(of speech or dialect) pleasing in sound
forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrardAt or to or toward the front
spang, bangleap, jerk, bang
Spanishacento, dialecto
Catalanaccent, dialecte, parlar
Adjectivesdialectalbelonging to or characteristic of a dialect

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