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argot

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
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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.
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