Definitions

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  • adv. In a slangy way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In slang or slangy usage; by users of slang; irreverently.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with slang; in a slangy manner

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Examples

  • He nodded cordially, and turned to call slangily to Blake: "S 'long, bo.

    Out of the Primitive

  • His fellow workers favored him with scowls and black looks, and made remarks, slangily witty and which he did not understand, about sucking up to the boss and pace-making and holding her down when the rains set in.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • His fellow workers favoured him with scowls and black looks, and made remarks, slangily witty and which he did not understand, about sucking up to the boss and pace-making and holding her down, when the rains set in.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • Or, to put in more slangily, what kind of "green" do people care most about?

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Even those who had been her “chums” had wandered like shades through the groves of her affection: rough, teasing Bertha; pretty, lazy Inez; perky Tilly, slangily frank Maria and Kate, Mary and her moral influence, clever, instructive Cupid: to none of them had she been drawn by any deeper sense of affinity.

    The Getting of Wisdom

  • “Maybe you fellows in the church are on the ball at that,” he slangily remarked.

    The Power of Positive Thinking

  • "My dear," Susan Hetth was saying, jangling with the best, and pitching her voice so that it literally, though slangily, beat the band, "I really think, considering your position and recent bereavement, that you _should_ wear ----"

    Leonie of the Jungle

  • This was from Carol, Lark being less slangily inclined.

    Prudence Says So

  • "You got rid of something that time!" commented his brother, meaningly, if slangily.

    The Boy Ranchers on the Trail

  • From the time of Pocut Pete's arrival Bud had taken a dislike to him, and had suspected him, wrongly it appeared now, of being an addict to some form of drug, slangily termed "dope."

    The Boy Ranchers in Camp or The Water Fight at Diamond X

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