Associations to the word «Slang»


SLANG, noun. Language outside of conventional usage.
SLANG, noun. Language that is unique to a particular profession or subject; jargon.
SLANG, noun. The specialized language of a social group, sometimes used to make what is said unintelligible to those not members of the group; cant.
SLANG, verb. (transitive) (dated) To vocally abuse, or shout at.
SLANG, verb. (archaic) simple past tense of sling
SLANG, noun. (UK) (dialect) Any long, narrow piece of land; a promontory.
SLANG, noun. (UK) (obsolete) A fetter worn on the leg by a convict.

Dictionary definition

SLANG, noun. 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".
SLANG, noun. A characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo".
SLANG, verb. Use slang or vulgar language.
SLANG, verb. Fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!".
SLANG, verb. Abuse with coarse language.

Wise words

Actions speak louder than words.
Ancient Proverb