argot definition

  • noun:
    • A specialized language or collection of idioms employed by a certain group: thieves' argot. See Synonyms at dialect.
    • A secret language or standard slang strange to thieves, tramps and vagabonds.
    • The specific informal language and language used between people with unique skill in a field, particularly between health practitioners, mathematicians or hackers; a jargon.
    • A secret language or standard slang peculiar to thieves, tramps, and vagabonds; flash.
    • the traditional slang of a class, initially that thieves and vagabonds, devised for functions of disguise and concealment; cant; slang.
    • a characteristic language of a specific group (as among thieves)
    • A specialized language or collection of idioms employed by a particular group: thieves' argot. See Synonyms at dialect.
    • A secret language or mainstream slang distinct to thieves, tramps and vagabonds.
    • The specific informal vocabulary and terminology used between individuals with special ability in a field, such as for example between health practitioners, mathematicians or hackers; a jargon.
    • A secret language or standard slang unusual to thieves, tramps, and vagabonds; flash.
    • the standard slang of a class, initially that thieves and vagabonds, devised for purposes of disguise and concealment; cant; slang.
    • a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

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