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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Casualness in use of language.

Usage examples (12)
  • Adjective, : a slangy expression. ,slangy speech
  • Still, though, however contemptible (and blatant, insulting, blah blah blah) it was, Bush's lie had about it an appealing teenage slanginess.
  • Its ominous English title is appropriate enough for its mood, except for the easy current slanginess of that phrase, mouthed by so many of us now on trivial occasions.
  • It's true that American academics tend to be more formal stuffier? than their current British counterparts, all stereotypes aside, although the current trend in British... for more
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