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noun as in jargon


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He is talking of change, the future, but in the argot of imagination.

She can understand and speak the language of the beat cop as well as the argot of the legal scholar.

The inseparable Thingumy and Bob speak an argot of spoonerisms (“Nake no totice” and so on), and carry a secret ruby.

Lacking devoted patronage, there Telugu evolved into a spectacularly hideous argot.

The motions will “ripen,” in the rather charming legislative argot applied to this aggressively charmless process, next Tuesday.

Under all the revolutionary argot, the new state functioned just like the old state - only worse.

For those unfamiliar with the argot, a “buffalo” is a “nickel” uh, five years?

His songs were in argot French, imitations of what he had heard in low cabarets on the Seine when he was at work there.

She smiled as portions of the argot the painter beside her was using, filtered into her consciousness.

No sensible man can envy Asylas, to whom the language of birds was as familiar as French argot to our young décadents.

But in the outer salon the talk was to the last degree shoppy, and overflowed with the argot of the studios.

You are really not at all sure that the white face belonged to Argot, are you?

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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to argot, such as: lingo, parlance, patois, vernacular, cant, and dialect.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.