English noun: dialect
|1.||dialect (communication) the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people|
|Samples||The immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English.|
He has a strong German accent.
It has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy.
|Broader (hypernym)||non-standard speech|
|Narrower (hyponym)||eye dialect, patois|
|Domain usage members||bang, euphonious, forrad, forrard, forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards, spang|