Definition of lingo:
pious platitude, idiom, buzzword, idiom, slang term, vernacular, jargoon, camber, slang, bank, jargon, study at dialect, cant, bevel, vocabulary, lexicon, patois, terminology, argot, chamfer, chamfer, words, slang expression.
He took her aboard her father's trading- craft, and made pretence to marry her across the water, her knowing nothing of the lingo, to be sure; and then when there come a thumping boy, and her demanded for the sake of the young 'un that her marriage should be sartified in the face of all the world, what does he do but turn round and ask her if she was fool enough to suppose that a Carne had married a butter- man's daughter?- "Springhaven A Tale of the Great War", R. D. Blackmore.
- "A Rock in the Baltic", Robert Barr.
- "The Irish at the Front", Michael MacDonagh.