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slang

 
Noun slang has 2 senses
  1. slang - 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"
    --1 is a kind of
    non-standard speech
    Derived forms: verb slang3, verb slang1
  2. cant, jargon, slang, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
    --2 is a kind of non-standard speech
    --2 has particulars: street name; rhyming slang
    Derived form: verb slang1
Verb slang has 3 senses
  1. slang - use slang or vulgar language
    --1 is one way to
    speak, talk
    Derived forms: noun slang2, noun slang1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across - fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
    --2 is one way to deceive, betray, lead astray
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. slang - abuse with coarse language
    --3 is one way to
    abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout
    Derived form: noun slang1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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