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1. Language marked by the use of slang.
2. Slang peculiar to a group: the slanguage of the street; a glossary of Chicago slanguage.

[Blend of slang and language.]


(Languages) a language using slang


(ˈslæŋ gwɪdʒ)

1. slang; a vocabulary of slang.
2. language employing much slang.
[1900–05;b. slang and language]
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Noun1.slanguage - language characterized by excessive use of slang or cant
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
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Despite its occasional awkward lapses and chattering slanguage, it captures the garrulous spirit of Kolkata.
And after being granted a student visa, he told how he arrived in the UK in October 2001 to take up an English Slanguage course in Gateshead, remaining in the UK after his visa expired.
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We should be celebrating our colourful slanguage, not censoring it.
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