Synonyms for dialect

Synonyms for (noun) dialect

Synonyms: accent, idiom, dialect

Definition: the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people

Usage: 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

Similar words: non-standard speech

Definition: speech that differs from the usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community