What does lingo mean?

Definitions for lingo
ˈlɪŋ goʊlin·go

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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"


  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

  2. Origin: [L. lingua tongue, language. See Lingual.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lingo

    ling′gō, n. language, speech: esp. applied to dialects. [Corrupted from L. lingua, language.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Lingo

    Slang for language, derived from the Latin lingua, the tongue.

Anagrams for lingo »

  1. login, log in

  2. Log in

  3. Login

How to pronounce lingo?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say lingo in sign language?

  1. lingo


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lingo in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lingo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of lingo in a Sentence

  1. Charles Frederico:

    I've never heard so many Jesuits talk about the Pope, he's speaking our lingo.

  2. Russell Moore:

    I don't think a candidate is going to be able to get very far simply by using evangelical lingo or by pointing to his or her personal faith, i think a candidate is going to have to explain how he or she would protect religious liberty and would appoint justices and judges who will maintain the common good.

Images & Illustrations of lingo

  1. lingolingolingolingolingo

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