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slang US English

A type of language that consists of words and phrases that are regarded as very informal, are more common in speech than writing, and are typically restricted to a particular context or group of people

slang US Thesaurus

the street slang was a bit rough for his uptown ears

back slang US English

Slang in which words are spoken as though they were spelled backward (e.g., redraw for warder)

rhyming slang US English

A type of slang that replaces words with rhyming words or phrases, typically with the rhyming element omitted. For example butcher’s, short for butcher’s hook, means “look” in Cockney rhyming slang


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