colloquist
noun Date: 1792 speaker

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Colloquist — Col lo*quist, n. A speaker in a colloquy or dialogue. Malone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • colloquist — [käl′ə kwist] n. a participant in a colloquy * * * See colloquy. * * * …   Universalium

  • colloquist — [käl′ə kwist] n. a participant in a colloquy …   English World dictionary

  • colloquist — noun A person who takes part in a colloquy …   Wiktionary

  • colloquist — col·lo·quist …   English syllables

  • colloquist — ˈkäləkwə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: colloquy + ist : collocutor, talker …   Useful english dictionary

  • colloquy — colloquist, n. /kol euh kwee/, n., pl. colloquies. 1. a conversational exchange; dialogue. 2. a conference. [1555 65; < L colloquium COLLOQUIUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • conversation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Social talk Nouns 1. conversation, interlocution, intercourse; collocution, colloquy, converse, discussion, talkfest; confabulation; talk, discourse, social intercourse; oral communication, communion,… …   English dictionary for students

  • colloquy — /ˈkɒləkwi / (say koluhkwee) noun (plural colloquies) 1. a speaking together; a conversation. 2. a conference. 3. (in certain Reformed Churches) a governing body corresponding to a presbytery. 4. a literary composition in dialogue form. {Latin… …   Australian English dictionary

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