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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The special vocabulary and idiom (as slang) of a particular social group or class

Usage examples (33)
  • Hey, dude, do you know any cool argot?
  • Slim Gaillard's Vout dictionary: jazz hipster argot from the 30s
  • Oh well, the stir, or the pen, as they call it in convict argot, is a training school for philosophy.
  • The 'argot' to which you doubtless refer was the invention of certain of your literary for more
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