Definition of “argot” - English Dictionary

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“argot” in British English

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argotnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈɑː.ɡəʊ/ us /ˈɑːr.ɡoʊ/

words and expressions that are used by small groups of people and that are not easily understood by other people:

thieves' argot

(Definition of “argot” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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