Slang

Definition of Slang

imp.1.imp. of Sling. Slung.
n.1.Any long, narrow piece of land; a promontory.
1.A fetter worn on the leg by a convict.
1.Low, vulgar, unauthorized language; a popular but unauthorized word, phrase, or mode of expression; also, the jargon of some particular calling or class in society; low popular cant; as, the slang of the theater, of college, of sailors, etc.
v. t.1.To address with slang or ribaldry; to insult with vulgar language.
[imp. & p. p. Slanged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Slanging.]
Every gentleman abused by a cabman or slanged by a bargee was bound there and then to take off his coat and challenge him to fisticuffs.
- London Spectator.

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Aesopian language, Babel, Greek, argot, babble, barbarism, bluff, bluster, bluster and bluff, bounce, brag, bully, cant, cipher, code, colloquialism, common speech, corruption, cryptogram, double Dutch, garble, gasconade, gibberish, gift of tongues, glossolalia, gobbledygook, hector, illiterate speech, impropriety, intimidate, jargonal, jargonish, jumble, lingo, localism, mumbo jumbo, noise, out-herod Herod, patois, patter, phraseology, rage, rant, rave, roister, rollick, scatological, scatology, scramble, secret language, slangy, splutter, sputter, storm, substandard language, swagger, swashbuckle, taboo, taboo language, taboo word, vapor, vernacular, vocabulary, vulgar language, vulgar tongue, vulgarism, vulgate
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Slack-water navigation
Slacken
Slackly
Slackness
Slade
Slag
Slag furnace
Slag wool
Slaggy
Slaie
Slake
Slake trough
Slakeless
Slakin
Slam
Slam-bang
Slamkin
Slander
Slanderer
Slanderous
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Slang-whanger
Slanginess
Slangous
Slangy
Slank
Slant
Slant or wind
Slanting
Slantwise
Slap
Slapdash
Slape
Slape ale
Slapeface
Slapjack
Slapper
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Slash pine
Slashed
Slasher
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