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  • adv. In a vernacular way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a vernacular manner; in the vernacular.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In accordance with the vernacular manner; in the vernacular.


vernacular +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • " Chapeau ," he added, which in French, vernacularly, means "I tip my hat."

    The Great Shrink

  • In hindsight one can only agree that the American Civil War (as it is called vernacularly) was necessary to set a tragic precedent for making our Union compulsory.

    Ron Paul: American Civil War Was Unnecessary

  • And, as I have learned while I served the Spaniard, the Duke of Alva in former times had the leaguer-lasses who followed his camp marshalled into TERTIAS (whilk me call regiments), and officered and commanded by those of their own feminine gender, and regulated by a commander-in chief, called in German Hureweibler, or, as we would say vernacularly, Captain of the Queans.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • The one on the ladder who was making biggest ruckus expressed concern over the power lines and referred to the other vernacularly as "son."

    Archive 2003-08-01

  • The words of the charter are also alternative, exuere seu detrahere; that is, to undo, as in the case of sandals or brogues, and to pull of, as we say vernacularly concerning boots.


  • Empire; the Hebrew was spoken vernacularly by the Jews.

    The New Testament Commentary Vol. III: John

  • Considerable sense of humour in him; a very pretty little laugh, sincere and cordial always; many tricksy turns of witty insight, of intellect, of phrase; countenance, tone and eyes well seconding; his voice, in the finale of it, had a kind of musical warble ( 'chirl' we vernacularly called it) which reminded one of singing-birds.

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • The words of the charter are also alternative, --- exuere, seu detrahere; that is, to undo, as in the case of sandals or brogues; and to pull off, as we say vernacularly, concerning boots.

    The Waverley

  • Which, '' he continued, ` ` has been thus rendered (vernacularly) by Struan Robertson: ---

    The Waverley

  • Mr. Medler was sitting at his desk, bending over some formidable document, with the air of a man who is profoundly absorbed by his occupation; with the air also, Gilbert thought, of a man who has been what is vernacularly called "on the listen."

    Fenton's Quest


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