English version


From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Linguistics
argotar‧got /ˈɑːɡəʊ $ ˈɑːrɡət/ noun [countable, uncountable] written  SLexpressions used by a particular group of people syn jargon teenage argot
Examples from the Corpus
argotThe jargon of the criminal underworld is often referred to as argot.There are other revealing examples of camp argot.Each developed a distinctive dress style, distinctive argot and followed particular kinds of music.A "Jim Wilson" is airline-industry argot for a dead body being shipped in cargo.Pupils' argot is of particular interest.In the argot of the day, it's all about managing the bounce.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.