Slanginess Slang"i*ness, n. Quality of being slangy. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • slanginess — noun see slang I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slanginess — See slangily. * * * …   Universalium

  • slanginess — noun The state or condition of being slangy …   Wiktionary

  • slanginess — n. slangy quality, crudeness or commonness of speech …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slanginess — slang·i·ness …   English syllables

  • slanginess — noun casualness in use of language • Derivationally related forms: ↑slangy • Hypernyms: ↑casualness, ↑familiarity …   Useful english dictionary

  • slang — I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1756 1. language peculiar to a particular group: as a. argot b. jargon 2 2. an informal nonstandard vocabulary composed typically of coinages, arbitrarily changed words, and extravagant, forced, or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • slangy — slangily, adv. slanginess, n. /slang ee/, adj., slangier, slangiest. 1. of, of the nature of, or containing slang: a slangy expression. 2. using much slang: slangy speech. [1840 50; SLANG1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • slang — noun informal language that is more common in speech than in writing and is typically restricted to a particular context or group. verb informal attack (someone) using abusive language. Derivatives slangily adverb slanginess noun slangy adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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