Definition of Slang. Meaning of Slang. Synonyms of Slang

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Definition of Slang

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Slang Slang, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slanged; p. pr. & vb. n. Slanging.] To address with slang or ribaldry; to insult with vulgar language. [Colloq.] Every gentleman abused by a cabman or slanged by a bargee was bound there and then to take off his coat and challenge him to fisticuffs. --London Spectator.
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Slang Slang, imp. of Sling. Slung. [Archaic]
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Slang Slang, n. Any long, narrow piece of land; a promontory. [Local, Eng.] --Holland.
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Slang Slang, n. [Cf. Sling.] A fetter worn on the leg by a convict. [Eng.]
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Slang Slang, n. [Said to be of Gypsy origin; but probably from Scand., and akin to E. sling; cf. Norw. sleng a slinging, an invention, device, slengja to sling, to cast, slengja kjeften (literally, to sling the jaw) to use abusive language, to use slang, slenjeord (ord = word) an insulting word, a new word that has no just reason for being.] Low, vulgar, unauthorized language; a popular but unauthorized word, phrase, or mode of expression; also, the jargon of some particular calling or class in society; low popular cant; as, the slang of the theater, of college, of sailors, etc.
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Sling Sling, v. t. [imp. Slung, Archaic Slang; p. p. Slung; p. pr. & vb. n. Slinging.] [AS. slingan; akin to D. slingeren, G. schlingen, to wind, to twist, to creep, OHG. slingan to wind, to twist, to move to and fro, Icel. slyngva, sl["o]ngva, to sling, Sw. slunga, Dan. slynge, Lith. slinkti to creep.] 1. To throw with a sling. ``Every one could sling stones at an hairbreadth, and not miss.' --Judg. xx. 16. 2. To throw; to hurl; to cast. --Addison. 3. To hang so as to swing; as, to sling a pack. 4. (Naut) To pass a rope round, as a cask, gun, etc., preparatory to attaching a hoisting or lowering tackle.

Meaning of Slang from wikipedia

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