HyperDic: slang

English > 5 senses of the word slang:
NOUNcommunicationslang, slang expression, slang terminformal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions
communicationslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernaculara characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
VERBcommunicationslanguse slang or vulgar language / language
communicationslang, gull, dupe, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one acrossfool or hoax
communicationslangabuse with coarse language
slang > pronunciation
Soundsslae'ng
RhymesANG ... ylang-ylang: 27 rhymes with aeng...
English > slang: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaninginformal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar.
Example"their speech was full of slang expressions"
Synonymsslang expression, slang term
Broadernon-standard speechspeech that differs from the usual / usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community
Spanishargot, germanía, jerga, slang
Catalanargot
Adjectivesslangyconstituting or expressed in slang or given to the use of slang
Verbsslangabuse with coarse language
slanguse slang or vulgar language / language
English > slang: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves).
Synonymscant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular
Narrowerrhyming slangslang that replaces words with rhyming words or expressions and then typically omits the rhyming component
street nameslang for something (especially for an illegal drug)
Broadernon-standard speechspeech that differs from the usual / usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community
Usage'hood(slang) a neighborhood
Jap, Nip(offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
Kraut, Krauthead, Boche, Jerry, HunOffensive term for a person of German descent
Mickey Finnslang term for knockout drops
Redskin, Injun, red man(slang) offensive term for Native Americans
airheadA flighty scatterbrained / scatterbrained simpleton
arse, arsehole, asshole, bungholeVulgar slang for anus
bad egg(old-fashioned slang) a bad person
baddiethe principal bad character in a film or work of fiction
baloney, boloney, bilgewater, bosh, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddlepretentious or silly talk or writing
benniea form of amphetamine
besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wetVery drunk
bitchAn unpleasant difficulty
biteA portion removed from the whole
boffin(British slang) a scientist or technician engaged in military research
bolshy, stroppyobstreperous
bunfight, bun-fight(Briticism) a grand formal party on an important occasion
bunk off, play hookyPlay truant from work or school
burnupA high-speed motorcycle race on a public road
butch(of male or female homosexuals) characterized by stereotypically male traits or appearance
butch, dike, dyke(slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
buy it, pip outBe killed / killed or die
caffinformal British term for a cafe
can-domarked by a willingness to tackle a job and get it done
cata large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts
certAn absolute certainty
chink, Chinaman(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
chuck, ditchthrow away
clean, plumb, plumCompletely
cock sucking, blowjobslang for fellatio
corker(dated slang) a remarkable or excellent thing or person
deckstreet name for a packet of illegal drugs
dekkoBritish slang for a look
dibsA claim of rights
drop-deadExtremely
feelpass one's hands over the sexual organs of
folderol, rubbish, tripe, trumpery, trash, wish-wash, applesauce, codswallopNonsensical talk or writing
freakystrange and somewhat frightening
fuck, fucking, screw, screwing, ass, nooky, nookie, piece of ass, piece of tail, roll in the hay, shag, shtupslang for sexual intercourse
gat, rodA gangster's pistol
giveOccur
good egg(old-fashioned slang) a good person
grottyVery unpleasant or offensive
guvnor(British slang) boss
heist, rip-offThe act of stealing
hood(slang) a neighborhood
hoofdance in a professional capacity
jacking off, jerking off, hand job, wankslang for masturbation
jitters, heebie-jeebies, screaming meemiesextreme / extreme nervousness
juiceelectric current
juiceenergetic / energetic vitality
keyA kilogram of a narcotic drug
kike, hymie, sheeny, yid(ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
legsstaying power
meanexcellent
nick(British slang) a prison
niff, pongAn unpleasant smell
nosh-upA large satisfying meal
old man(slang) boss
out-and-outersomeone who is excellent at something
pile, bundle, big bucks, megabucks, big moneyA large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)
pint-size, pint-sized, runty, sawed-off, sawn-offWell below average height
pot, potbelly, bay window, corporation, tummyslang for a paunch
power trip(slang) a self-aggrandizing action undertaken simply for the pleasure of exercising control over other people
schlock, shlock, dreckmerchandise that is shoddy or inferior / inferior
schlockmeister, shlockmeister(slang) a merchant who deals in shoddy or inferior / inferior merchandise
shakedownextortion of money (as by blackmail)
shakedownA very thorough search of a person or a place
skin flickA pornographic movie
skinfulA quantity of alcoholic drink sufficient to make you drunk
slam-bangViolent and sudden and noisy
someremarkable
soup-strainer, toothbrushslang for a mustache
spic, spik, spick(ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
square, straightrigidly conventional or old-fashioned
square-bashingDrill on a barracks square
squeeze(slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend
stiffthe dead body of a human being
stuff, stuff and nonsense, hooey, poppycockSenseless talk
suit(slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit
swizBritish slang for a swindle
the shits, the trotsobscene terms for diarrhea
tripper(slang) someone who has taken a psychedelic drug and is undergoing hallucinations
uncool(spoken slang) unfashionable and boring
white trash, poor white trash(slang) an offensive term for White people who are impoverished
whitey, honky, honkey, honkie(slang) offensive names for a White man
wog(offensive British slang) term used by the British to refer to people of color from Africa or Asia
wop, dago, ginzo, Guinea, greaseball(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
Spanishargot, dialecto, jerga, jerigonza, lengua vernácula, lunfardo, patois
Catalanargot, cant, llengua vernacla
Adjectivesslangyconstituting or expressed in slang or given to the use of slang
Verbsslanguse slang or vulgar language / language
English > slang: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningUse slang or vulgar language / language.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderspeak, talkUse language
Nounsslanga characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
slanginformal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions
English > slang: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningfool or hoax.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsgull, dupe, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across
Narrowerpull the leg of, kidtell false / false / false information to for fun
Broaderdeceive, betray, lead astrayCause someone to believe an untruth
Spanishconfundir, defraudar, embabucar, embaír, embaucar, encandilar, engañar, engatusar, enredar, falsear, timar
Catalanenredar, entabanar
English > slang: 5 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningabuse with coarse language.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderabuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shoutUse foul or abusive language towards
Spanishinsultar
Nounsslanginformal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions

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