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Spanish translation of 'slang'

Word Frequency


[slæŋ ]
(gen) argot mjerga f
[of a group, trade etc] jerga f
to talk slang hablar en argot or jerga
that word is slang esa palabra es del argot
slang word palabra f del argotpalabra f argótica or jergal
transitive verb (informal)
(insult, criticize) poner verde ainjuriar
a slanging match una disputa a voces

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Example Sentences Including 'slang'

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He did not use slang much, unlike the others.
Leo McKinstry Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)
Art history is spiced with constant slanging matches.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Here Green makes a helpful distinction between slang used by a group and slang used about it.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I chuck in slang, which people have to Google.
The Sun (2014)
It was a slanging match with his wife and his manager.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Most slang terms for other nations result from bafflement and disdain over different culinary habits.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They have language peppered with slang that has a lot to do with the 20th century.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
No, not the slang insult - actual underpants.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Now I fully understand why merchant banker is used as rhyming slang!
The Sun (2009)
People addressed each other using their first names and used slang.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
With the friendly slang to match.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
After the public slanging match on Wednesday both sides withdrew to a tense stand-off yesterday to plot their next moves.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
All groups have their own slang, a language that shows the speaker is part of the tribe.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
FOR about as long as there has been money there have been slang terms for our notes and coins.
The Sun (2009)
If people of supposed intellect are using lazy slang language, what hope have we got?
The Sun (2013)
Some say slang undermines language, lowers educational standards and damages the career prospects of young people.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The chief use of slang is to show you're one of the gang.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The last thing he wants is another public slanging match.
The Sun (2006)
These are typical of the made-up and slang terms :?
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Which is why, minutes into the cordial opening scene of this play, it is clear proceedings will end in a slanging match.
The Sun (2008)
Also, some slang terms mean different things in different places.
Cohen, Julian & Kay, James Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)

Trends of 'slang'

Used Occasionally. slang is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'slang' in Other Languages

British English: slang /slæŋ/ NOUN
Slang is words, expressions, and meanings that are informal and are used by people who know each other very well or who have the same interests.
...slang expressions.
  • American English: slang
  • Arabic: عَامِّيَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: gíria
  • Chinese: 俚语
  • Croatian: sleng
  • Czech: slang
  • Danish: slang
  • Dutch: slang
  • European Spanish: jerga
  • Finnish: slangi
  • French: argot
  • German: Slang
  • Greek: αργκό
  • Italian: gergo
  • Japanese: 俗語
  • Korean: 속어
  • Norwegian: slang
  • Polish: slang
  • European Portuguese: calão
  • Romanian: jargon
  • Russian: сленг
  • Latin American Spanish: jerga
  • Swedish: slang
  • Thai: ภาษาสแลง
  • Turkish: argo
  • Ukrainian: сленг
  • Vietnamese: tiếng lóng


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