Slangy
Slangy Slang"y, a. Of or pertaining to slang; of the nature of slang; disposed to use slang. [Written also {slangey}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • slangy — [slaŋ′ē] adj. slangier, slangiest 1. of, like, or containing slang 2. given to using slang slangily adv. slanginess n …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • slangy — [[t]slæ̱ŋi[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Slangy speech or writing has a lot of slang in it. The play was full of slangy dialogue …   English dictionary

  • slangy — adjective Including or given to slang. His slangy speech was almost uninterpretable to anyone over the age of 18 …   Wiktionary

  • slangy — 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 using abusive language. DERIVATIVES slangy adjective. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • slangy — adjective see slang I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slangy — slang|y [ slæŋi ] adjective INFORMAL containing or using a lot of SLANG …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • slangy — slang·y || slæŋgɪ adj. pertaining to slang; tending to use slang; informal, colloquial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slangy — UK [ˈslæŋɪ] / US adjective informal containing or using a lot of slang …   English dictionary

  • slangy — /ˈslæŋi/ (say slangee) adjective (slangier, slangiest) 1. relating to or of the nature of slang. 2. using much slang. {slang + y1} –slangily, adverb –slanginess, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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