Example sentences for: parlance

How can you use “parlance” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Hard currencies aren't pegged to metals any longer, but in casual political and macroeconomic parlance, soft-money people are those who take an optimistic and permissive attitude toward control of the money supply, and hard-money people are those who take a grouchy and restrictive one.

  • An entry in US commercial dictionary parlance means every headword (that is, main entry set flush left, often in larger boldface type); every inflected form; every run-on entry (the self-evident boldface words consisting of the headword plus a productive ending like - tion , - ly , - ness , etc.); list words (those beginning with a common prefix of transparent meaning like

  • Thus, in modern parlance, when a person goes off half cocked (or at half cock ), he or she is not in control of the situation.

  • The popular parlance conflates nerd with nebbish . But the overlap between the two concepts is not large, more on the order of this:

  • Other folks say that an operating system is just the core functionality (or in computer parlance, the kernel) necessary to run the chips in your machine.

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