slang term

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informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions

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The slang term is often used to refer to people, mostly youngsters or millennials, who are thought to take offense very easily and are perceived to be highly sensitive and intolerant of disagreement.
Thulla is a slang term for "policeman" and is often heard in the northern and eastern parts of India.
Which four letter word is the bill of a bird and a slang term for a magistrate?
Spice - a slang term used for synthetic cannabinoids - was included in a list of legal highs banned across the UK last year.
In the report, viewers are told the word 'queen' is a US slang term to describe 'men who look like women', BBC News reported.
The device's name later became a slang term for the vegetable.
Chippy: Not the local fish and chip shop, but a slang term used for anyone who works with wood, such as a joiner or a carpenter.
fo' shizzle (adjective): This slang term originated in the language of rap and hip-hop and means 'for sure.
In gratitude for his work, he earned the nicknames "Laughing Doctor" and "Sky Pilot" (a slang term for chaplain) of the Great Lakes.
By 1930, moxie had become a slang term for nerve and verve, maybe because some people thought the drink (something of a precursor to today's energy drinks) could cure almost any illness and energize even the laziest person.
I do not know anyone who uses this slang term and would suggest that the only time 'cops' should be used in a newspaper report is in the form of a quote.
Summary: Syrian couple in Detroit area say name for restaurant meant to invoke slang term for 'awesome' rather than terrorism.
In response, the defence lawyer stated that the expert was of Jordanian nationality and was unfamiliar with the slang term aACAyyou know' that was mentioned in the recording by the Emirati officer.
jawboning: The post-PC polite word for a corporate shakedown, it is a slang term used to describe political strong-arming.
skrool a slang term expressing the teen view on a number of things at once: "Screw school, screw rule, screw rulers