English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'argot'

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

Additional synonyms

in the sense of cant
Definition
specialized vocabulary of a particular group, such as thieves or lawyers
He resorted to a lot of pseudo-psychological cant to confuse me.
Synonyms
in the sense of dialect
Definition
a form of a language spoken in a particular geographical area
the number of Italians who speak only local dialect
Synonyms
brogue,
lingo (informal),
localism
in the sense of idiom
Definition
the characteristic vocabulary or usage of a person or group
I was irritated by his use of archaic idiom.
Synonyms
mode of expression

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