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- adj. Including or given to slang.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to slang; of the nature of slang; disposed to use slang.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of slang: as, a slangy expression.
- Addicted to the use of slang.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. constituting or expressed in slang or given to the use of slang
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He at times almost verged on the slangy, which is, of course, quite correct and _de haut ton_, and he did not want to be taken for an old buffer, as were his contemporaries.
See, a.fortis, now you've got me having to ask: what's the "slangy" meaning of "shorties?"
The three had recovered their composure, and were talking easily — just the kind of slangy talk you will hear in any golf club-house.
The three had recovered their composure, and were talking easilyjust the kind of slangy talk you will hear in any golf club-house.
The three had recovered their composure, and were talking easily -- just the kind of slangy talk you will hear in any golf club-house.
Just as the English are apt to find our humour "slangy" and
To do that, there will be times when I'll need to understand slangy, off-color, and downright weird words -- all kinds -- if for no other reason than to understand what people around me are saying.
Why does he use 'whole' and other slangy expressions?
In that sense, both childlike speech and slangy expression operate for Wallace as kin of free indirect discourse, here disguising as prose the speech or internal monologue of the author himself, rather than that of a character's.
My misspent youth in the vineyards of Southern France taught me that ‘petard’ has also has another, more slangy meaning.