Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun slang

2 senses of slang

Sense 1
slang, slang expression, slang term -- (informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar; "their speech was full of slang expressions")
       => non-standard speech -- (speech that differs from the usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community)

Sense 2
slang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular -- (a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo")
       => non-standard speech -- (speech that differs from the usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb slang

3 senses of slang

Sense 1
slang -- (use slang or vulgar language)
       => speak, talk -- (use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect")

Sense 2
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across -- (fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!")
       => deceive, betray, lead astray -- (cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house")

Sense 3
slang -- (abuse with coarse language)
       => abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout -- (use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher")

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