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* enPR: slăng, IPA(key): /slæŋ/ * (also) (US) enPR: slāng, IPA(key): /sleɪŋ/ * Rhymes: -æŋ

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1756, origin unknown. NOUN SLANG (_countable and uncountable_, _plural_ SLANGS) * Language outside of conventional usage. * Language that is unique to a particular profession or subject; jargon. * The specialized language of a social group, sometimes used to make what is said unintelligible to those not members of the group; cant. * 1871–72, George Eliot, _Middlemarch_, Chapter 11 "Oh, there are so many superior teas and sugars now. Superior is getting to be shopkeepers' SLANG." "Are you beginning to dislike SLANG, then?" said Rosamond, with mild gravity. "Only the wrong sort. All choice of words is SLANG. It marks a class." "There is correct English: that is not SLANG." "I beg your pardon: correct English is the SLANG of prigs who write history and essays. And the strongest SLANG of all is the SLANG of poets." SYNONYMS * (jargon): vernacular, jargon, lingo, dialect, cant TRANSLATIONS VERB SLANG (_third-person singular simple present_ SLANGS, _present participle_ SLANGING, _simple past and past participle_ SLANGED) * (transitive, dated) To vocally abuse, or shout at. * 1888, Also, he had to keep his temper when he was SLANGED in the theatre porch by a policeman — Rudyard Kipling, ‘Miss Youghal's _Sais_’, _Plain Tales from the Hills_ (Folio Society 2007, p. 26) SEE ALSO * Category:English slang

1756, origin unknown.

Noun

slang (countable and uncountable, plural slangs)

  1. Language outside of conventional usage.
  2. Language that is unique to a particular profession or subject; jargon.
  3. The specialized language of a social group, sometimes used to make what is said unintelligible to those not members of the group; cant.
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Verb

slang (third-person singular simple present slangs, present participle slanging, simple past and past participle slanged)

  1. (transitive, dated) To vocally abuse, or shout at.
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English - Etymology 2

VERB SLANG * (archaic) simple past tense of _sling_ * 1836, Edward Bagnall, _Saul and David_ Before he SLANG the all-deciding stone […]

Verb

slang

  1. (archaic) simple past tense of sling

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English - Etymology 3

NOUN SLANG (_plural_ SLANGS) * (UK, dialect) Any long, narrow piece of land; a promontory. (Can we find and add a quotation of Holland to this entry?)

Noun

slang (plural slangs)

  1. (UK, dialect) Any long, narrow piece of land; a promontory.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Holland to this entry?)

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English - Etymology 4

Compare _sling_. NOUN SLANG (_plural_ SLANGS) * (UK, obsolete) A fetter worn on the leg by a convict. EXTERNAL LINKS * slang in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * slang in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * slang at _OneLook Dictionary Search_

Compare sling.

Noun

slang (plural slangs)

  1. (UK, obsolete) A fetter worn on the leg by a convict.

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English - Anagrams

* glans * langs

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Afrikaans - Etymology

From Dutch _slang_ (“snake, serpent”), from Middle Dutch _slange_ (“snake, serpent”), from Old Dutch _slango_ (“snake, serpent”), from Proto-Germanic _*slangô_ (“snake, serpent”).

From Dutch slang (snake, serpent), from Middle Dutch slange (snake, serpent), from Old Dutch slango (snake, serpent), from Proto-Germanic *slangô (snake, serpent).

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Afrikaans - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): [slɑŋ]

  • IPA(key): [slɑŋ]

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Afrikaans - Noun

SLANG (_plural_ SLANGE) * snake; serpent * 1983, E. P. Groenewald _et al._ (translators), _Bybel_, Genesis 3:2: Die vrou het die SLANG geantwoord: “Ons mag eet van die vrugte van die bome in die tuin. The woman answered the SERPENT: “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden. RELATED TERMS * grootslang

slang (plural slange)

  1. snake; serpent

Related terms

  • grootslang

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Czech - Noun

SLANG m * slang

slang m

  1. slang

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Danish - Etymology

Borrowed from English _slang_.

Borrowed from English slang.

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Danish - Noun

SLANG c (_singular definite_ SLANGEN _or_ SLANGET, _not used in plural form_) * Language outside of conventional usage, slang. INFLECTION DERIVED TERMS * slangord * slangordbog * slangudtryk

slang c (singular definite slangen or slanget, not used in plural form)

  1. Language outside of conventional usage, slang.

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Dutch - Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch _slange_, from Old Dutch _slango_, from Proto-Germanic _*slangô_ (“snake, serpent”). PRONUNCIATION * IPA(key): /slɑŋ/ NOUN SLANG f (_plural_ SLANGEN, _diminutive_ SLANGETJE n) * snake * hose (flexible tube) SYNONYMS * (snake): serpent DERIVED TERMS * (snake): grootslang * (hose): stofzuigerslang, tuinslang

From Middle Dutch slange, from Old Dutch slango, from Proto-Germanic *slangô (snake, serpent).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /slɑŋ/

Noun

slang f (plural slangen, diminutive slangetje n)

  1. snake
  2. hose (flexible tube)
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Dutch - Etymology 2

From English _slang_. NOUN SLANG n (_plural_ SLANGS, _diminutive_ SLANGETJE n) * language specific to one social group, slang

From English slang.

Noun

slang n (plural slangs, diminutive slangetje n)

  1. language specific to one social group, slang

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Dutch - Anagrams

* glans, langs

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French - Etymology

From English _slang_

From English slang

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French - Noun

SLANG m (_plural_ SLANGS) * English slang _Twain fut un des premiers auteurs provenant des terres intérieures des États-Unis qui a su capturer la distinction, le SLANG comique et l'iconoclasme de sa nation._

slang m (plural slangs)

  1. English slang
    Twain fut un des premiers auteurs provenant des terres intérieures des États-Unis qui a su capturer la distinction, le slang comique et l'iconoclasme de sa nation.

Which the in categoryFRENCH - SEE ALSO
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French - See Also

* argot

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French - External Links

* “slang” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).

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Limburgish - Etymology 1

From Dutch. PRONUNCIATION * IPA(key): [slɑŋ(ɡ)] NOUN SLANG f * hose (flexible tube)

From Dutch.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [slɑŋ(ɡ)]

Noun

slang f

  1. hose (flexible tube)

Which the in categoryLIMBURGISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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Limburgish - Etymology 2

From English. PRONUNCIATION * IPA(key): [slæŋ(ɡ)] NOUN SLANG f * slang

From English.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [slæŋ(ɡ)]

Noun

slang f

  1. slang

Which the in categoryROMANIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Romanian - Etymology

English _slang_

English slang

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Romanian - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /slanɡ/

  • IPA(key): /slanɡ/

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Romanian - Noun

SLANG n (_plural_ SLANGURI) * slang DECLENSION SYNONYMS * argou

slang n (plural slanguri)

  1. slang

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  • argou

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Swedish - Noun

SLANG c * hose, tube, flexible pipe * (uncountable) slang (language) DECLENSION

slang c

  1. hose, tube, flexible pipe
  2. (uncountable) slang (language)

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Tagalog - Noun

SLANG * (colloquial, informal) A thick foreign accent in English. Ayos ka mag-Ingles a, parang Kano, _slang_ na _slang_! That´s some English diction you have, like an American, with their accent!

slang

  1. (colloquial, informal) A thick foreign accent in English.
    Ayos ka mag-Ingles a, parang Kano, slang na slang!
    That´s some English diction you have, like an American, with their accent!


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