slan·​guage ˈslaŋ-gwij How to pronounce slanguage (audio)
: slangy speech or writing

Examples of slanguage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cube talking reckless, Too $hort as the pimp with a heart of gold, E-40’s deep slanguage, and smooth ol’ Uncle Snoop: this is Mount Westmore’s appeal to their graying base. Mosi Reeves, Rolling Stone, 9 Dec. 2022

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Word History


blend of slang and language

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slanguage was in 1870

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“Slanguage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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