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He is talking of change, the future, but in the argot of imagination.
THE NIGHT SAM COOKE MADE ‘CHAIN GANG’ A HYMN TO FREEDOMCOLIN FLEMINGOCTOBER 17, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
She can understand and speak the language of the beat cop as well as the argot of the legal scholar.
A GEORGETOWN PROFESSOR TRADES HER CLASSROOM FOR A POLICE BEATRONALD S. SULLIVAN JR.FEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His songs were in argot French, imitations of what he had heard in low cabarets on the Seine when he was at work there.
THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLERELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
She smiled as portions of the argot the painter beside her was using, filtered into her consciousness.
THIRTYHOWARD VINCENT O'BRIEN
No sensible man can envy Asylas, to whom the language of birds was as familiar as French argot to our young décadents.
PROSE FANCIESRICHARD LE GALLIENNE
But in the outer salon the talk was to the last degree shoppy, and overflowed with the argot of the studios.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
You are really not at all sure that the white face belonged to Argot, are you?
THE HOUSE OPPOSITEELIZABETH KENT
I shouted, as Argot (for it was indeed he) tried to fire over his shoulder.
THE HOUSE OPPOSITEELIZABETH KENT
Cline moaned aloud, with a bleating noise, and gabbled argot as she tidied the belongings which Mademoiselle had flung everywhere.
VISION HOUSEC. N. WILLIAMSON
They have signs by which they may recognize each other, and a language, or argot, peculiar to themselves.
LIGHTS AND SHADOWS OF NEW YORK LIFEJAMES D. MCCABE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ARGOT

  • argot
  • chatter
  • dialect
  • discourse
  • jargon
  • lingo
  • locution
  • parlance
  • patois
  • slang
  • speaking
  • speech
  • utterance
  • verbalization
  • vocalization
  • words
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