Definition of slang:
- A fetter worn on the leg by a convict.
- Any long, narrow piece of land; a promontory.
- imp. of Sling. Slung.
- 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.
- of Sling
- To address with slang or ribaldry; to insult with vulgar language.
make, collect, argot, absorb, bevel, have, take, anagram, shoptalk, wear, razz, realize, fool around, Americanism, imbibe, chamfer, watch, bait, earn, don, invite, borrowing, gull, patter, acrostic, jargoon, receive, cod, draw, slang term, gain, buzzword, jive, neologism, taunt, dog Latin, fritter away, pidgin English, clear, frivol away, gather in, study at dialect, suck, tantalise, cant, Americanese, adopt, fool away, vocabulary, turn in, Arabism, chant, dupe, fritter, put one over, ride, assume, see, ingest, dissipate, bring in, patois, anglicism, English as she is spoke, clue, arse around, suck in, horse around, sop up, take up, suck up, vulgarity, chamfer, catch-all, camber, pious platitude, slang expression, put one across, soak up, realise, put on, pull in, Spanglish, pseudology, rally, vulgarism, view, bank, vernacular, tantalize, consume, mount, apply, Franglais, befool, shop, get into, fool, catch, twit, take-in, slanguage, archaism, rag, jargon, lingo, assimilate, shoot, tease, overhear.
- coinage (part of speech: noun)
- language (part of speech: noun)
- colloquial (part of speech: adjective)
- "Renée Mauperin", Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt.
- "The Last Shot", Frederick Palmer.
- "Dorothy Dale", Margaret Penrose.