Definition of Slang. Meaning of Slang. Synonyms of Slang

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Slang. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Slang and, of course, Slang synonyms and on the right images related to the word Slang.

Definition of Slang

Slang
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.
Slang
Slang Slang, imp. of Sling. Slung. [Archaic]
Slang
Slang Slang, n. Any long, narrow piece of land; a promontory. [Local, Eng.] --Holland.
Slang
Slang Slang, n. [Cf. Sling.] A fetter worn on the leg by a convict. [Eng.]
Slang
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.
Slang
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

- Slang is language (words, phrases, and usages) of an informal register that members of particular in-groups favor (over the common vocabulary of a standard...
- Internet slang (Internet shorthand, cyber-slang, netspeak, or chatspeak) refers to various kinds of slang used by different people on the Internet. An...
- Rhyming slang is a form of slang word construction in the English language. It is especially prevalent in the UK, Ireland and Australia. It was first used...
- police-related slang terms exist for police officers. These terms are rarely used by the police themselves. Police services also have their own internal slang and...
- LGBT slang, LGBT speak, or **** slang is a set of slang lexicon used predominantly among LGBT people. It has been used in various languages since the early...
- This is a list of slang terms used for LGBT (****, ****, bi****ual and transgender) people. Bean flicker – "Likening the ****oris to a bean" Butch, butch-broad...
- A Chad, in derogatory slang, is a young urban American man, typically single and in his 20s or early 30s. The term originated in Chicago, Illinois. It...
- CB slang is the distinctive anti-language, argot or cant which developed among users of Citizens Band radio (CB), especially truck drivers in the United...
- Snowflake is a 2010s derogatory slang term for a person, implying that they have an inflated sense of uniqueness, an unwarranted sense of entitlement...
- British slang is English language slang used and originating in the United Kingdom and also used to a limited extent in Anglophone countries such as the...
Loading...