sociolect
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈsəʊ.ʃɪ.ə(ʊ).lɛkt/, /-sɪ-/, /ˈsəʊ.ʃə(ʊ).lɛkt/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈsoʊ.ʃi.əˌlɛkt/, /-si-/, /ˈsoʊ.ʃəˌlɛkt/
Noun

sociolect (plural sociolects)

  1. (sociolinguistics) The variant of language used by a social group such as a socioeconomic class#Noun|class, an ethnic group, an age#Noun|age group, etc.
Related terms
  • sociolectal
  • sociolectally
  • sociolectic
  • sociolectical
  • sociolectically
Translations


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