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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Informal and nonstandard speech.

Usage examples (35)
  • slang is language that takes off its coat, spits on its hands, and goes to work.
  • Their speech was full of slang expressions
  • One of the aspects of coolness they note in slang is a playfulness, a sense of fun with the language.
  • And did you notice that 'slang' is one of those words that looks weird after you've seen it a few times in a row? for more
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