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  • n. A language used by a social group to prevent outsiders from understanding what is being said.

Etymologies

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anti- +‎ language

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  • see also argot, lexicon, vernacular, among others.

    August 29, 2007

  • Thanks for posting the link to Word Spy, runonmaven. I haven't seen that site before.

    August 29, 2007

  • http://www.wordspy.com/words/antilanguage.asp

    antilanguage noun. A collection of words and phrases used to exclude outsiders from a particular group and to disguise the group's activities.

    August 29, 2007