Definition of slanguage in English:

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slanguage

Pronunciation: /ˈslaŋɡwɪdʒ/

noun

[mass noun]
A form of slang; slangy speech: weird and wonderful teen slanguage
More example sentences
  • In another aspect, we have slanguage, a blend of slang and language.
  • They have to process every variety of English slanguage, plus Hindi, Urdu, Afrikaans, Tamil and Punjabi, and decide whether it's unnecessary, detrimental, stupid or just plain old banter.
  • That is an example of slanguage and the teacher is one of our favorites.

Origin

Late 19th century: blend of slang and language.

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Line breaks: slan¦guage

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