colloquy colloquy  /ˈkɑ lə kwi/


  1. (n) a conversation especially a formal one
  2. (n) formal conversation


  1. In one colloquy between the two senior members of the committee, Representative Spencer T.
  2. Her comments came in a colloquy with Senator Dianne Feinstein, Democrat of California, who argued that Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Samuel A.



  1. "I'm enjoying our colloquy together," Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, told Kagan midway through a back-and-forth over campaign finance law.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Orrin Hatch Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Together, the executive order and the colloquy, provide strong assurances that there will be no taxpayer dollars going toward abortion in the health care reform legislation," Stupak said. "Today's signing was the culmination of many months...
    on Mar 24, 2010 By: Bart Stupak Source:

  3. "I will leave it to the voters to make that decision. And, you know, my hope is to avoid a colloquy with the McCain campaign over the next four or five days," Obama responded.
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

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