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street talk

noun as in vernacular

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Filthy and obscene words have been carefully excluded, although street-talk, unlicensed and unwritten, abounds in these.

He had overheard the street talk of two equites, whom in more happy days he had known as rising politicians.

But the owl never could find out whether these fables were wicked fibs, or fairy tales, or only street talk.

"I guess that's the Wall Street talk I've heerd tell of," she said.

His ears felt pounding into them a whirlwind of street talk larded with slang.


On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to street talk, such as: dialect, jargon, locution, parlance, patois, and phrase.

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