What is the meaning of slang?

noun

  • Informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar.
    • usage: "their speech was full of slang expressions"
  • A characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves. )
    • usage: "they don't speak our lingo"

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APAWordNet. (2010). Slang. Retrieved July 22, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/slang/definitions/1219110
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "Slang" http://smartdefine.org/slang/definitions/1219110 (accessed July 22, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, Slang, Smart Define, viewed 22 July, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/slang/definitions/1219110>.
MLAWordNet. "Slang" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 July 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/slang/definitions/1219110>
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