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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 ?
Well, tell me whether it is slang or poetry to call an ox a leg-plaiter.
To tell the truth, if the boys must have slang, I can bear the 'sea lingo,' as Will calls it, better than the other.
He seemed to express himself with difficulty, as though words were not the medium with which his mind worked; and you had to guess the intentions of his soul by hackneyed phrases, slang, and vague, unfinished gestures.
And although the French word for shoemaker is different now, there is still a slang word chausseur, meaning a cobbler.
The slang men, not a very musical race, still clung to the goat's horn trumpet and the Gothic rubebbe of the twelfth century.
She would not say she was charmed to meet Miss Pink--the ordinary slang of society was not for Miss Pink's ears--she would say she felt this introduction as a privilege.