slang expression


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Noun1.slang expression - informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasionsslang expression - informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar; "their speech was full of slang expressions"
non-standard speech - speech that differs from the usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community
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They named themselves after "doobies", the California slang expression for a marijuana joint or cigarette.
Apparently Uefa have been encouraging TV and radio pundits to make sure they go with the right pronunciation because the wrong version is apparently the Romanian slang expression for a certain part of the male anatomy.
is a Malaysian slang expression which means “Let's Go Online, Boss
By way of analogy, the meaning of a slang expression can be described as a series of increasing divergences from standard meanings in a manner similar to changes in language throughout history.
Patrick Abdel-Sater created the most recent winning design, a T-shirt which spells out the Lebanese slang expression "Shu zombie ana?
He later wrote on Twitter about how he "threw a Judas" - a slang expression for punching someone to the back of the head.
Hernandez allegedly said on the wiretap, a slang expression that usually refers to shooting someone.
The term "THE BIG APPLE" was coined by touring jazz musicians of the 1930s who used the slang expression "apple" for any town or city.
Taking his title from the slang expression FUBAR, "(f.
Which of these is NOT a slang expression for an amount of money?
Names of sandwiches mentioned in the article by Dave Wilton include wedge, which is a male working class slang expression for a sandwich, normally eaten as part of a workman's lunch.
Lord Justice Auld, sitting with Mr Justice Goldring, ruled that there was no doubt that the word 'Paki' - short for Pakistani - was 'a slang expression which is racially offensive'.