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SLANG TERM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does slang term mean? 

SLANG TERM (noun)
  The noun SLANG TERM has 1 sense:

1. informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar

  Familiarity information: SLANG TERM used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SLANG TERM (noun)


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Meaning:

Informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

slang; slang expression; slang term

Context example:

their speech was full of slang expressions

Hypernyms ("slang term" is a kind of...):

non-standard speech (speech that differs from the usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community)


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