slangy


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Words related to slangy

constituting or expressed in slang or given to the use of slang

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
It is a dictionary of Urdu's non-standard, slangy varieties and social dialect used by working classes.
According to media reports, a rickshaw carrying some 8 people was on its way from Slangy to Qazi Ahmad when a speedy coach hit with it.
"They were shouting with very strong British accents, but it was not correct English, it was quite slangy."
Hence Great Comet's score, which super-collides folk and classical with techno, much as Malloy's book and lyrics alternate slangy anachronism with verbatim Tolstoy, and the show's aesthetic laces its czarist Russian setting with post-Soviet flourishes.
"Good Bye Alexander, Good Bye Honey Boy" (1918)--the title refers both to the contemporary and successful Honey Boy Minstrel Troupe, as well as to Irving Berlin's "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (1911)--features slangy lyrics, but its cover is racially ambiguous.
And that made Snoo (the slangy shorthand for "what's new") a fine name for the character that Ohanian drew to represent his new site.
In his final novel, he has great fun with both his characters and their slangy, inventive and often ribald ways of speech: "Holy wow!" is one of Donny's favorite phrases.
The name for this weekly offering of The Weather Channel has a lighthearted, slangy feel, but don't be fooled.
The phonecamera (amateur) video went viral, exposing the subject to cyberbullying and countless spoofs of her slangy "So you're telling me I'm a liar?
Apparently a great many people did, because it was later that the slangy term "you guys'' began to be used, not only for mixed groups, but for groups that were entirely female.
The author also provides translations for very difficult, slangy passages but is not consistent in his translations--an omission that he explains but is really unsatisfactory.
Now, this question arises that what gender use the slangy and which one uses the formal or standard style?
None of it really rings true; and the concept isn't much helped by Christine Jones's neon-dazzling but spatially bewildering sets or, even more, by the slangy Met Tides, which over and over break Verdi's carefully set moods.
The result is an unpretentious, low-budget work fitted out with a message about the dangers of fracking or, to be less slangy, hydraulic fracturing, a controversial high-tech method of accessing natural gas embedded in shale formations far below the earth's surface.
She was a carefree professional called Angele (accounts of whose slapdash good humour and slangy talk remind one of the main character in George Du Maurier's novel, Trilby).