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rhyming slangnoun [U]

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a ​type of ​slang in which ​certain words are used ​instead of other words that they rhyme with: In Cockneyrhymingslang, you say "​apples and ​pears" to ​mean "​stairs".
(Definition of rhyming slang from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 同韵俚语…
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