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slangnoun [U]

us   /slæŋ/
English very informal language that is used esp. in speech by particular groups of people and which sometimes includes words that are not polite: computer/teenage slang
slangy
adjective us   /ˈslæŋ·i/
a slangy style of writing
(Definition of slang from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slang”
in Korean 속어, 은어…
in Arabic لُغة عاميّة, دارِجة…
in Malaysian slanga…
in French argot…
in Russian сленг, жаргон…
in Chinese (Traditional) 俚語…
in Italian slang, gergo…
in Turkish argo…
in Polish gwara, slang…
in Spanish argot, jerga…
in Vietnamese tiếng lóng…
in Portuguese gíria…
in Thai ถ้อยคำที่เป็นภาษาพูดและใช้ในกลุ่มคนบางกลุ่ม…
in German die Umgangssprache…
in Catalan argot…
in Japanese スラング, 俗語…
in Chinese (Simplified) 俚语…
in Indonesian istilah khusus…
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