American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Language marked by the use of slang.
- n. Slang peculiar to a group: the slanguage of the street; a glossary of Chicago slanguage.
- n. language characterized by excessive use of slang or cant
- Blend of slang and language (Wiktionary)
- Blend of slang and language. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Hopefully “eco-bling” becomes a staple in slanguage and does experience a one-hit wonder word moment.”
“Even slanguage is malleable, as “bling” has now been molded into the new word “eco-bling” (the more specific piece of slanguage that my fellow blogger wanted me to address).”
“Thus, I have adopted the broad term slanguage for this disquisition on the informal speech (seldom the writing) of students (seldom faculty) at St. Paul's School, a rural boarding school set in Concord, New Hampshire.”
“In speaking at these mass meetings I had to resort to the use of American "slanguage" in order to have them know that I was truly American and not a German from America.”
“The pedagogue objects that it violates good form and established usage, but why should the habits of hundreds of years ago control when they can not satisfy the needs of youth, which requires a _lingua franca_ of its own, often called "slanguage"?”
“Variety magazine has published a guide to its unique 'slanguage'.”
“The slanguage of DC is a nice blend of current culture and heavy sarcasm.”
“Before making its way into the American pop world, “bling” was being tossed around in Jamaican slanguage.”
“There is something so fresh and alive about “slanguage” that always keeps me on my toes.”
“So whether you “get your kicks” (find fun) or “get your kicks” (pick up some sneakers), there is one thing that remains true: sturdy slanguage survives. image courtesy of sling@flickr”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘slanguage’.
just the next words that come along
As a second language, thank you.
Looking for tweets for slanguage.