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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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Although Sidney Baker may have considered that the contributions of the Australian Woman's Mirror to the Australian slanguage had been few, it is apparent that women's magazines played an important role in redefining modern middle-class femininity to include the use of colloquial language.
Henson says some assistant directors have come to him with a suggestion of how to memorialize Jones on film sets forever: calling the first shot of the day "the Jonesy," just as set slanguage for the final shot of the day is the "martini shot" and the next-to-last one is called the "Abby" (after a famed assistant director).
TEACHERS have sparked a row by telling pupils to mind their slanguage and banning some regional words.
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The ten-year survey of Slanguage, the collective enterprise of Mario Ybarra Jr.
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.
In addition to its main section of definitions, Hip Hoptionary also provides a helpful section titled "English to Slanguage.
We should be celebrating our colourful slanguage, not censoring it.
Shaw chose Slanguage because it promised to continue the fundamentals of her liminal approach: honoring the space's past through a combination of archaeological preservation and imaginative performance.
Appendices include the current movie ratings, top 50 all-time domestic money-making films, and a sampling of terms from Variety's Slanguage Dictionary.