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slangy

Pronunciation: /ˈslæŋi/

Translation of slangy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-gier, -giest)

  • [colloquial/familiar] argótico
    Example sentences
    • These two spoke in a slangy language which was virtually incomprehensible to anyone hearing it for the first time, though by repetition week by week a mental glossary could be constructed.
    • Female speech tends to be evaluated as more ‘correct’ or more ‘prestigious’, less slangy, etc.
    • Olivia has that irresistible Anglo-Aussie accent instead of the slangy, lowdown vernacular of the Hollywood girls of her era.

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