Definitions for Lingoˈlɪŋ goʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lin•goˈlɪŋ goʊ(n.)(pl.)-goes.

  1. the language or vocabulary, esp. the jargon or slang, of a particular field, group, or individual.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  2. language or speech, esp. if strange or foreign.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

Origin of lingo:

1650–60; appar. alter. of lingua (franca)]

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular(noun)

    a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

    "they don't speak our lingo"

Wiktionary

  1. lingo(Noun)

    Language, especially language peculiar to a particular group or region; jargon or a dialect.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lingo(noun)

    language; speech; dialect

Freebase

  1. Lingo

    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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