And every word has a definition, even if the phrase is viewed as one way in the vernacular.
Anytime boys, even girls, use femininity as a vernacular people are judged harshly.
It was amusing, it was in my vernacular, and the atmosphere held great emotional resonance for me.
Note as well their wily use of the word "stuff"—a bit of vernacular so the message doesn't get too grandiloquent.
“ Larging it,” is the term of art, just one of the pieces of Brit-lad vernacular that animates these pages.
Miss Kroeger: Has anything been said about entering sovereigns and popes in the vernacular or English form?
And Peddle, unaccustomed to the vernacular of the British Army, paled with horror.
Especially if you pick up an assortment of expletives in the Sicilian vernacular.
She laughed as she said this, for her use of the vernacular was conscious.
Composing verses in the vernacular Gaelic, he contrived, by vending them, to add considerably to his finances.
c.1600, "native to a country," from Latin vernaculus "domestic, native," from verna "home-born slave, native," a word of Etruscan origin. Used in English in the sense of Latin vernacula vocabula, in reference to language.