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slang

  

      n  
1   
a    vocabulary, idiom, etc., that is not appropriate to the standard form of a language or to formal contexts, may be restricted as to social status or distribution, and is characteristically more metaphorical and transitory than standard language  
b    (as modifier)  
a slang word     
2       another word for       jargon  
      vb  
3    to abuse (someone) with vituperative language; insult  
     (C18: of unknown origin)  
  slangy      adj  
  slangily      adv  
  slanginess      n  


back slang  
      n   a type of slang in which words are spelled and, as far as possible, pronounced backwards  
rhyming slang  
      n   slang in which a word is replaced by another word or phrase that rhymes with it; for example, apples and pears meaning stairs  
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slang

  

      vb   abuse, berate, call names, hurl insults at, insult, inveigh against, malign, rail against, revile, vilify, vituperate  

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back slang, rhyming slang, slangy, slag

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n.
jamaican slang for ghost
n.
slang term for male scrotum
exp.
Slang expression meaning one being annoying.
"You`re a prick when you ask those questions."
n.
(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
Slang
n.
an affectionate slang name for a penis, similar to tadger, which is a more common used term. Used especially in the North of England, Todger has also been used as a nickname, particularly for males called Tom and Todd
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