slang term


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Noun1.slang term - informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasionsslang term - 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
References in classic literature ?
Was it a slang term of the underworld for a pistol?
A separate text discussed a guest bringing "Charlie", a slang term for cocaine.
Flanagan used the scars to help him land a string of movie roles and when he was offered a part in biker drama Sons, writers asked if he minded being called Chibs Telford - a slang term for a bladed weapon or facial scars.
What is meant by the cockney rhyming slang term china, from china plate?
Their name is taken from a slang term meaning hot dame or sassy sweetheart.
We are left with a comment about an ample-bosomed lady having attractive "falsies", and a reference to an oriental agent being a "chink", which is basically a slang term for orientals.
I do not know anyone who uses this slang term and would suggest that the only time 'cops' should be used in a newspaper report is in the form of a quote.
It is a lazy American slang term for times past and only becomes legitimised into acceptable English when used with a proper reference point: "Back in the days of Ancient Greece" or "back in the days of my youth.
Summary: Syrian couple in Detroit area say name for restaurant meant to invoke slang term for 'awesome' rather than terrorism.
In response, the defence lawyer stated that the expert was of Jordanian nationality and was unfamiliar with the slang term aACAyyou know' that was mentioned in the recording by the Emirati officer.
Pikey is a derogatory slang term used to Travellers.