slang


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Synonyms for slang

colloquialisms

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Synonyms for slang

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

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

use slang or vulgar language

Related Words

abuse with coarse language

References in classic literature ?
The Egyptians, the men of slang, and all the fraternity of law clerks, gathered howling round the priest.
Well, tell me whether it is slang or poetry to call an ox a leg-plaiter.
In his own world he was "Cold-Storage," but down below he was "Big" Bill Totts, who could drink and smoke, and slang and fight, and be an all-round favourite.
She said you were prudent, and sweet-tempered, and affectionate; to which I wish to add that you have just the face and figure that I like, and the modest manners and the blessed absence of all slang in your talk, which I don't find in the young women I meet with in the present day.
To tell the truth, if the boys must have slang, I can bear the 'sea lingo,' as Will calls it, better than the other.
An appeal will not lie," he thought, with an absurd reversion to professional slang, making the situation more horrible, as the fire of a cigar might light up a tomb.
Besides, the whole thing, in popular slang, was "cooked up.
And although the French word for shoemaker is different now, there is still a slang word chausseur, meaning a cobbler.
I'll try not to use slang since Cecily doesn't like it," wrote Dan.
It isn't Bill, it's Billina; and you're talking slang, which is very undig'n'fied," said Dorothy, reprovingly.
If you are particularly lucky, you sit on the staircase, you get a tepid ice, and you hear vapid talk in slang phrases all round you.
Helen daren't slang the rich, being rich herself, but she would like to.
He was too old to listen to the banter of the assistant surgeon and the slang of the youngsters, at which old O'Dowd, with his bald head and red face, laughed quite easily.
Was it a slang term of the underworld for a pistol?
Yet it 'crops up'--as our slang goes--my lords and gentlemen and honourable boards, in other fellow-creatures, rather frequently!