rhyming slang(redirected from Cockney rhyming slang)
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Slang in which a word is replaced by a word or phrase that rhymes with it, as mate by China plate, often with the rhyming word being dropped from the phrase.
slang in which a word is replaced by another word or phrase that rhymes with it; for example, apples and pears meaning stairs
a form of slang in which a rhyming word or phrase is substituted for the word intended, often with ellipsis of the rhyming part, as titfer for tit for tat for hat.
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|Noun||1.||rhyming slang - slang that replaces words with rhyming words or expressions and then typically omits the rhyming component; "Cockney rhyming slang"|