Synonyms for patois

Synonyms for (noun) patois

Synonyms: patois

Definition: a regional dialect of a language (especially French); usually considered substandard

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: vernacular, patois, cant, slang, argot, jargon, lingo

Definition: a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

Usage: they don't speak our lingo

Similar words: non-standard speech

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