slanguage

noun
slan·​guage | \ ˈslaŋ-gwij How to pronounce slanguage (audio) \

Definition of slanguage

: slangy speech or writing

First Known Use of slanguage

1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for slanguage

blend of slang and language

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slangism

slangkop

slangster

slanguage

slank

slant

slantable

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