a conversational exchange; dialogue.
- col·lo·quist, noun
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How to use colloquy in a sentence
But teenagers were (and still are in present-day text messages) having an ancient colloquy of deep significance.
I had a public colloquy with a local Sheikh, which stopped abruptly when he was threatened by his constituency.
But first he held a whispered colloquy with the Princess, whom he entreated, or persuaded, to re-enter her gorgeous vehicle.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
Why should they not dawdle at their labor sitting upon the fence in endless colloquy while the harvest rots upon the stalk?The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
The king endeavoured to persuade his brother to return to his court, when the following colloquy took place between them.Ancient Irish Poetry | Various
British Dictionary definitions for colloquy
a formal conversation or conference
a literary work in dialogue form
an informal conference on religious or theological matters
- colloquist, noun
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