Definitions For Vernacular


  • The everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language)
  • A characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)


  • Being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language


  • The language of ordinary speech rather than formal writing

Is Vernacular a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Vernacular is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Vernacular in a Sentence

  • The vernacular architecture of the region
  • Writes essays in a very easy-to-read, vernacular style
  • He spoke in the vernacular of an urban teenager.
  • Phrases that occur in the common vernacular

Synonyms for Vernacular

Antonyms for Vernacular

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