Definitions for Lingoˈlɪŋ goʊ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the language or vocabulary, esp. the jargon or slang, of a particular field, group, or individual.
language or speech, esp. if strange or foreign.
Origin of lingo:
1650–60; appar. alter. of lingua (franca)]
slang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular(noun)
a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
"they don't speak our lingo"
Language, especially language peculiar to a particular group or region; jargon or a dialect.
language; speech; dialect
Lingo is an American television game show with multiple international adaptations. The first American version aired from 1987–1988 in syndication, a second version of the show ran as an original series on GSN for six seasons from 2002–2007, and a third version began airing on GSN on June 6, 2011. The game features two teams of two contestants each who attempt to guess five-letter words and use colored balls to place markers on a 5×5 numbered Lingo card, attempting to cover five spaces in a row in a fashion similar to bingo.
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