Parlance – Words used by a particular group of people (especially those with a particular job or interest)
To remember the definition of the word parlance, use the following mnemonic:
Pa lanced (parlance) his boil and only a few people understood what he said.
Examples of parlance in a sentence
In common parlance the letter meant they were being throw out of their home.
Because the counsellor talks to teens every day, she is quite familiar with the parlance young people use.
The legal parlance used by attorneys has its roots in the Latin language.