Synonyms of 'argot'
slang or jargon peculiar to a particular groupthe argot of the university campus
full of the jargon and slang of self-improvement courses
He liked to think he kept up with current slang.
the number of Italians who speak only local dialect
I was irritated by his use of archaic idiom.
To use the vernacular of the day, Peter was square.
the famous Glasgow patter
He is, in common parlance, a `sad loser'.
He resorted to a lot of pseudo-psychological cant to confuse me.
I don't speak the lingo.
people from the ghetto who speak street patois
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in the sense of cant
specialized vocabulary of a particular group, such as thieves or lawyersHe resorted to a lot of pseudo-psychological cant to confuse me.
in the sense of dialect
a form of a language spoken in a particular geographical areathe number of Italians who speak only local dialect
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