Joual definition

zho͝o-äl
A dialect of Canadian French characterized by nonstandard pronunciations and grammar, and the presence of English loanwords and syntactic patterns.
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Any of various dialects of Canadian French.
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(Canada) The dialect of working-class Quebecers.
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Origin of joual

  • Canadian French dialectal variant of French cheval chevalet

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition