Definitions for slangslæŋ
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slang, slang expression, slang term(noun)
informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar
"their speech was full of slang expressions"
slang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular(verb)
a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
"they don't speak our lingo"
use slang or vulgar language
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across(verb)
fool or hoax
"The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
abuse with coarse language
Language outside of conventional usage.
Language that is unique to a particular profession or subject; jargon.
The specialized language of a social group, sometimes used to make what is said unintelligible to those not members of the group; cant.
To vocally abuse, or shout at.
imp. of Sling. Slung
any long, narrow piece of land; a promontory
a fetter worn on the leg by a convict
low, vulgar, unauthorized language; a popular but unauthorized word, phrase, or mode of expression; also, the jargon of some particular calling or class in society; low popular cant; as, the slang of the theater, of college, of sailors, etc
to address with slang or ribaldry; to insult with vulgar language
Origin: [Said to be of Gypsy origin; but probably from Scand., and akin to E. sling; cf. Norw. sleng a slinging, an invention, device, slengja to sling, to cast, slengja kjeften (literally, to sling the jaw) to use abusive language, to use slang, slenjeord (ord = word) an insulting word, a new word that has no just reason for being.]
Slang is the use of informal words and expressions that are not considered standard in the speaker's language or dialect but are considered acceptable in certain social settings. Slang expressions may act as euphemisms and may be used as a means of identifying with one's peers.
Translations for slang
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- دارجة, عاميةArabic
- argotCatalan, Valencian
- slang, hantýrkaCzech
- Umgangssprache, Slang, JargonGerman
- argot, jerga, germaníaSpanish
- argot, langue verte, jargonFrench
- truaill-chainntScottish Gaelic
- 俗語, 俚言Japanese
- slang, żargon, gwaraPolish
- gíria, calão, jargãoPortuguese
- argou, jargon, slangRomanian
- разговорная речь, сленг, феня, жаргон, аргоRussian
- salitang kanto, salitang balbal, salitang kalyeTagalog
- tiếng lóngVietnamese
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