patois

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a variety of a language that differs from the standard form

specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

Synonyms for patois

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The country's official language is English, but a French patois may be heard on some of the Grenadine Islands.
Languages: English (official); a French patois is common throughout the country.
Consequently, the spoken language is a French patois, the written language is English and the fast-food hall in the market is a snacker's paradise of Indian and Creole curries.
English is the official language; however, because of historic French domination, the most widely spoken dialect is a French patois.
English is the official language - though a French patois is spoken - the locals are passionate about cricket and the spicy French-Creole cooking is a revelation.