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Noun: slang  slang
  1. 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 expression, slang term
  2. A characteristic language of a particular group
    "they don't speak our slang";
    - cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular
Verb: slang  slang
Usage: informal
  1. Use slang or vulgar language
  2. Abuse with coarse language
  3. [archaic, informal] Fool or hoax
    - gull, dupe, befool [archaic], cod [Brit, informal], fool, put on, take in, put one over [informal], put one across [informal]

Derived forms: slangs, slanging, slanged

Type of: abuse, betray, blackguard, clapperclaw [archaic], deceive, lead astray, non-standard speech, shout, speak, talk

Encyclopedia: Slang