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lingo


lingo

noun

Definition of LINGO

1
the stock of words, pronunciation, and grammar used by a people as their basic means of communication <medical missionaries struggling to learn the lingo of the African tribe that they were treating>
2
the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field <the shorthand medical lingo that the hospital staffers use with one another>

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