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slang

slang

 
pronunciation:
slaeng
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: words or phrases used in very informal speech that are typically more vivid, exaggerated, humorous, metaphorical, and short-lived than the standard vocabulary and usage.
definition 2: language that is peculiar to a particular group, such as a subculture, an occupational group, or the participants and fans of a sport; jargon.
similar words:
argot, cant, idiom
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