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slang

noun [U]  /slæŋ/ us  
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  /ˈslæŋ·i/ us  
a slangy style of writing
Translations of “slang”
in Korean 속어, 은어…
in Arabic لُغة عاميّة, دارِجة…
in French argot…
in Turkish argo…
in Italian slang, gergo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 俚語…
in Russian сленг, жаргон…
in Polish gwara, slang…
in Spanish argot, jerga…
in Portuguese gíria…
in German die Umgangssprache…
in Catalan argot…
in Japanese スラング, 俗語…
in Chinese (Simplified) 俚语…
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