Colloquial and Jargon


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Colloquial adjective – Used in or suitable for speech and not formal writing.
Jargon is an antonym for colloquial.
Nearby Words: colloquy, colloquium, colloquialism, colloquially
Antonyms for Colloquial


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Jargon noun – The special terms or expressions of a particular group or field.
Colloquial is an antonym for jargon.
Antonyms for Jargon
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Jargon and Colloquial. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 28, from
Colloquial & Jargon. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 May. 2022. <>.
Jargon or Colloquial. 2016. Accessed May 28, 2022.

Antonyms for colloquial
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