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slangs, plural;
  1. Attack (someone) using abusive language
    • - he watched ideological groups slanging one another
  1. A type of language that consists of words and phrases that are regarded as very informal, are more common in speech than writing, and are typically restricted to a particular context or group of people
    • - grass is slang for marijuana
    • - army slang

  1. informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar; "their speech was full of slang expressions"
  2. use slang or vulgar language
  3. a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
  4. gull: fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
  5. abuse with coarse language
  6. Slang is the sixth studio album by British hard rock band Def Leppard, released in 1996. The album marked a radical musical departure from their signature sound, and was produced by the band with Pete Woodroffe.The album charted at #14 on The Billboard 200 and #5 on the UK Albums Chart . ...
  7. Language outside of conventional usage; Language that is unique to a particular profession or subject; jargon; The specialized language of a social group, sometimes used to make what is said unintelligible to those not members of the group; cant; To vocally abuse, or shout at
  8. the use of alternative or colloquial phrases; in search engine marketing slang is an important consideration in the process of building an optimization strategy.
  9. Informal idiom and vocabulary usage that is characteristically more metaphorical, elliptical, and ephemeral than ordinary language; a nonstandard vocabulary composed chiefly of synonyms for standard words and phrases. ...
  10. is very informal language, sometimes restricted to a particular group of people, for example people of the same  age or those who have the same interests or do the same job. Examples are dingbat, dosh.
  11. A type of informal verbal communication that is generally unacceptable for formal writing. Slang words and phrases are often colorful exaggerations used to emphasize the speaker's point; they may also be shortened versions of an often-used word or phrase. ...
  12. Informal/popular language usage that functions to establish/reinforce in-group identity and cohesiveness; characteristically specialized, stylized, substandard, and transitory.
  13. Slang is casual conversation among friends; as such, it is inappropriate for use in formal and informal writing, unless it is placed in quotation marks and introduced for a specific rhetorical purpose: "Hey dude, ya know what I mean?" See also colloquial expressions.
  14. n [origin unknown] 1 : language peculiar to a particular group: as a : ARGOT b : JARGON
  15. is a particular form of colloquial language used by certain social groups, e.g. 'Hey-up Fred! How's the new battle-axe then?'; 'Hey that's some cool dude there!'
  16. Informal diction and vocabulary, often used by youth culture. For instance, a formal greeting might be: "Greetings. How are you?" Whereas the slang might be: "Yo. Whassup?"
  17. very informal words and expressions used in everyday situations
  18. The nonstandard vocabulary of a given culture or subculture, typically consisting of transitory coinages and figures of speech. American usage of the term phat is an example of slang.
  19. Informal language that is specific to a particular group (covered in Speak for Success Speech Lesson 5).
  20. past tense of "sling," meaning to cast out; in this case, give birth to.
  21. Marked forms of casual language of a group, often temporary in duration of use, because group changes slang terms when other groups start to use them.
  22. words or meanings inappropriate in writing except for a special effect, such as gig or stressed out.
  23. A Language for Defining Service Level Agreements
  24. This is not a slang dictionary, but it does contain a lot of slang, amongst other things. It is primarily a list of differences, and much slang falls into that list.
  25. words and expressions that are popular among native speakers of the language; language used and created by younger people.