Synonyms for slang

Synonyms for (noun) slang

Synonyms: vernacular, patois, cant, slang, argot, jargon, lingo

Definition: a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

Usage: they don't speak our lingo

Similar words: non-standard speech

Definition: speech that differs from the usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community


Synonyms: slang, slang expression, slang term

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

Usage: their speech was full of slang expressions

Similar words: non-standard speech

Definition: speech that differs from the usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community

Synonyms for (verb) slang

Synonyms: slang

Definition: abuse with coarse language

Similar words: abuse, shout, blackguard, clapperclaw

Definition: use foul or abusive language towards

Usage: The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket; The angry mother shouted at the teacher


Synonyms: take in, befool, put on, put one across, put one over, gull, fool, dupe, slang, cod

Definition: fool or hoax

Usage: The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone; You can't fool me!

Similar words: lead astray, deceive, betray

Definition: cause someone to believe an untruth

Usage: The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house


Synonyms: slang

Definition: use slang or vulgar language

Similar words: talk, speak

Definition: use language

Usage: the baby talks already; the prisoner won't speak; they speak a strange dialect