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slang

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of slang

  1. the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field <tends to use too much hacker's slang when talking to coworkers about their computer problems> Synonyms argot, cant, dialect, jargon, jive, language, lingo, patois, patter, shop, shoptalk, terminology, vocabularyRelated Words colloquial, colloquialism, idiom, localism, parlance, pidgin, provincialism, regionalism, speech, vernacular, vernacularism; slanguage; bureaucratese, computerese, cyberspeak, educationese, governmentese, journalese, technobabble




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