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slang    : [sl'æŋ]
Sling \Sling\, v. t. [imp. {Slung}, Archaic {Slang}; p. p.
{Slung}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slinging}.] [AS. slingan; akin to
D. slingeren, G. schlingen, to wind, to twist, to creep, OHG.
slingan to wind, to twist, to move to and fro, Icel. slyngva,
sl["o]ngva, to sling, Sw. slunga, Dan. slynge, Lith. slinkti
to creep.]
1. To throw with a sling. "Every one could sling stones at an
hairbreadth, and not miss." --Judg. xx. 16.
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2. To throw; to hurl; to cast. --Addison.
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3. To hang so as to swing; as, to sling a pack.
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4. (Naut) To pass a rope round, as a cask, gun, etc.,
preparatory to attaching a hoisting or lowering tackle.
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Slang \Slang\,
imp. of {Sling}. Slung. [Archaic]
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Slang \Slang\, n.
Any long, narrow piece of land; a promontory. [Local, Eng.]
--Holland.
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Slang \Slang\, n. [Cf. {Sling}.]
A fetter worn on the leg by a convict. [Eng.]
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Slang \Slang\, n. [Said to be of Gypsy origin; but probably from
Scand., and akin to E. sling; cf. Norw. sleng a slinging, an
invention, device, slengja to sling, to cast, slengja kjeften
(literally, to sling the jaw) to use abusive language, to use
slang, slenjeord (ord = word) an insulting word, a new word
that has no just reason for being.]
Low, vulgar, unauthorized language; a popular but
unauthorized word, phrase, or mode of expression; also, the
jargon of some particular calling or class in society; low
popular cant; as, the slang of the theater, of college, of
sailors, etc.
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Slang \Slang\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slanged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Slanging}.]
To address with slang or ribaldry; to insult with vulgar
language. [Colloq.]
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Every gentleman abused by a cabman or slanged by a
bargee was bound there and then to take off his coat
and challenge him to fisticuffs. --London
Spectator.
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slang
n 1: informal language consisting of words and expressions that
are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often
vituperative or vulgar; "their speech was full of slang
expressions" [synonym: {slang}, {slang expression}, {slang
term}]
2: a characteristic language of a particular group (as among
thieves); "they don't speak our lingo" [synonym: {slang}, {cant},
{jargon}, {lingo}, {argot}, {patois}, {vernacular}]
v 1: use slang or vulgar language
2: fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted
everyone"; "You can't fool me!" [synonym: {gull}, {dupe},
{slang}, {befool}, {cod}, {fool}, {put on}, {take in}, {put
one over}, {put one across}]
3: abuse with coarse language

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "slang":
Aesopian language, Babel, Greek, argot, babble, barbarism, bluff,
bluster, bluster and bluff, bounce, brag, bully, cant, cipher,
code, colloquialism, common speech, corruption, cryptogram,
double Dutch, garble, gasconade, gibberish, gift of tongues,
glossolalia, gobbledygook, hector, illiterate speech, impropriety,
intimidate, jargon, jargonal, jargonish, jumble, lingo, localism,
mumbo jumbo, noise, out-herod Herod, patois, patter, phraseology,
rage, rant, rave, roister, rollick, scatological, scatology,
scramble, secret language, slangy, splutter, sputter, storm,
substandard language, swagger, swashbuckle, taboo, taboo language,
taboo word, vapor, vernacular, vocabulary, vulgar language,
vulgar tongue, vulgarism, vulgate



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