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- adv. In a colloquial manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a colloquial or conversational manner; in colloquial language.
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- adv. with the use of colloquial expressions
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I think you are correct in saying that Bush is using the term colloquially rather than technically.
People use the term colloquially to mean that something sells for 3x its cost, but that isn’t what ‘markup’ means in business.
Of the men who are referred to colloquially as the Founders, only a few remain in the public consciousness.
Sí se puede is usually translated in English, colloquially, as "yes, we can."
In the accounts of this time there is not -- to use the phrase colloquially -- a touch of romance.
That job is often referred to colloquially as "city editor."
Combine that with what researches term colloquially a "noisy brain," with its never-ending soundtrack of music and thoughts intertwined at a wild pace, and you can see why this has nothing to do with anybody's perception of God.
But I am not using the word colloquially: col·lo·qui·al (k-lkw-l) adj.
“I’m waitin’ on yer man”: “Yer man” used colloquially is “That fella/guy,” “this/that person here/over there.”
I must confess I think that using that term colloquially conveys that you’re a dweeb, and not muchmore.