Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: colloquialism

1. colloquialism (om kommunikasjon) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkexpression, formulation


Samme anvendelseA-one, ace, aggro, all, all in, all over, all right, all right, all-fired, alright, altogether, anon, anserine, anxious, anyplace, anywhere, apparently, at any rate, at least, awful, awful, awfully, backbone, bad, bad, bang, bang-up, banger, banging, bare bones, bare-ass, bare-assed, barnburner, beat, bib-and-tucker, big, big cheese, big deal, big enchilada, big fish, big gun, big shot, big wheel, big-ticket, bittie, bitty, biz, blahs, blessed event, blood-and-guts, blue moon, blue-eyed, bodacious, boiling, bolt, bone-idle, bone-lazy, boom box, borscht belt, borscht circuit, borsht belt, borsht circuit, boss, boss-eyed, brag, break, broken, buddy-buddy, bull, bull session, bully, bum, bunny, bunny rabbit, bushed, busted, buttoned-up, by all means, by no means, can of worms, canary, canned, cannon fodder, card, certainly, chancy, charley horse, charley-horse, cheap, cheesy, chicken, chickenhearted, chintzy, chummy, chummy, class, classy, cleanup, clone, clubable, clubbable, cockamamie, cockamamy, come-at-able, comfortable, comfy, completely, cool, cool, cop, copper, corking, countenance, crack, crack, cracking, crappy, crapshoot, crazy, crazy, crazy, crazy, creeps, crosshairs, crummy, cushy, dandy, dead, dead ringer, dead-on, decent, delf, dick, dickey, dickey-bird, dickeybird, dicky, dicky-bird, dickybird, dimwit, dingdong, dinky, dinky, dishy, dodo, don't-know, done for, doofus, dopey, dopy, dotty, double Dutch, drag, dressy, drink, dud, dumps, dying, easily, easy, easy, easy, easygoing, economical, enormity, entirely, everyplace, everywhere, evidently, eye, fair-haired, fat, fence, fiddling, figure, fine, firewall, firewater, first-rate, fishy, fix, flat-footed, flop, flop, flukey, fluky, flustered, fly, fodder, fogey, fogy, foolish, foot, footling, for certain, for sure, forever, forever and a day, fossil, frazzle, fresh fish, frightful, frightfully, frugal, fuddy-duddy, fug, fuggy, fun, funny, funny wagon, fuzz, gaga, gal, game, gammy, geezer, get-at-able, getatable, ghetto blaster, give it a try, give it a whirl, giveaway, gloomy Gus, gobsmacked, goggle-eyed, gone, good, good and, goofy, gooselike, goosey, goosy, great, greyback, grit, groovy, groovy, gumption, gumshoe, guts, half-baked, half-wit, hang-up, happy event, hawkshaw, head, head honcho, headhunter, heaps, heavy lifting, hell, hep, het up, hexed, high-flown, high-sounding, high-ticket, highbrow, highbrowed, hip, hip to, homestretch, hoof, hoof it, hopeless, hopelessly, hopped-up, horniness, hot, hot, hot, hot, hot and bothered, hot pants, hot stuff, hot under the collar, hotness, huddle, huffy, humongous, hunky-dory, hustler, ice, icky, iffy, in, in a pig's eye, in the altogether, in the buff, in the raw, inflated, irregardless, itsy-bitsy, itty-bitty, jerky, jiggered, jinxed, Johnny, Johnny Reb, juicy, jumped-up, kaput, keen, keep one's eyes open, keep one's eyes peeled, keep one's eyes skinned, killing, killing, killjoy, kisser, knock-down-and-drag-out, knockdown-dragout, knocked-out, know-all, know-it-all, kosher, lazybones, leastways, leastwise, leg it, lemon, licked, like crazy, like hell, like mad, like sin, like the devil, like thunder, lilliputian, lily-livered, little, live, livid, load, long johns, looney, loony, lousy, lunatic, mad, maffia, mafia, main drag, man, man-sized, manifestly, matey, meal ticket, middlebrow, mind-bending, mind-blowing, month of Sundays, moonstruck, mopes, mouth, mouthpiece, moxie, mug, naked as a jaybird, neat, negative stimulation, niffy, nifty, niggling, nitwit, no-brainer, no-frills, no-good, not bad, not by a blame sight, not by a long sight, number, number one, nutcase, O.K., o.k., obviously, oculus, ok, okay, okay, openmouthed, operator, optic, pally, palsy-walsy, paperhanger, party pooper, patently, peachy, peeled, peeper, pep talk, pertainym, perturbed, petty, phiz, physiognomy, picayune, picklepuss, pickup, piddling, piffling, pig, plague, plain, plainly, plop, plum, plumb, plummy, plump, plunk, popeyed, posh, potted, potty, pouter, powwow, prehistoric, primo, proboscis, pumped, pumped up, pumped-up, punch-drunk, punk, put-down, put-put, rainmaker, rap, rathole, rattled, rattrap, raw, Reb, Rebel, redbrick university, right, right smart, ringer, Ritz, ritzy, ropey, ropy, rotten, rough, roughly, rubber, sand, sappy, scotch, screw-loose, screwball, screwy, security blanket, setup, shady, shirty, shitty, shoofly, shooting gallery, shot, shy, sidesplitting, silly, silly, sin, size, size of it, slap, slap-up, slapdash, slaphappy, sleazy, slow, slowly, smack, smashing, smiler, smoke, snazzy, snogging, snorty, soft, soft, softheaded, some, someplace, somewhere, sore, soundly, soup, soup, sourpuss, sparing, sparkler, spoilsport, square, square, square toes, squelch, squelcher, stark naked, starkers, state, sticks and stone, stinker, stinking, stinky, stinting, stoned, straight, street, stuck, stuffed, stuffed shirt, Sunday best, Sunday clothes, super, sure, sure as shooting, sure enough, surely, suspect, suspicious, swad, swag, swagger, sweet, sweetly, swell, swish, takedown, tall, tardily, teaser, teensy, teensy-weensy, teentsy, teeny, teeny-weeny, terrible, terribly, thick, think, thoroughly, throw, thrush, thumping, tinny, tiptop, together, togged, top-notch, topnotch, tops, totally, tough, townee, transcribed, tremendous, trivial, turf, turn-on, turnoff, umpteenth, umptieth, umteenth, un-come-at-able, un-get-at-able, ungetatable, visage, voluptuousness, wacky, wag, walloping, war paint, wash, washout, way, way, wee, week from Monday, weensy, weeny, weirdo, wet blanket, whacked, whacking, whacky, wheeler dealer, white-haired, white-livered, white-shoe, whole, wholly, whopping, wild, wired, wit, woman, yellow, yellow-bellied, zany









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