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Noun
Language consisting of words and phrases that are regarded as very informal and restricted to a particular context or group of people
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“It's hard enough for me to understand English with all these slang words kids are trying to add to it.”
Noun
A word drawn from, or imitative of, technical jargon
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The digit 0
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A newly coined word or expression
Verb
(dated) To vocally abuse, or shout at
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“The policeman would slang him as he did his best to keep his temper in check.”
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To speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
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To tease, typically in a good-natured way
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Past tense for to casually throw or fling
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“A slingshot you would swing in a circle over your head and when you let go of one end of it, it would sling the rock in the direction you wanted it to go.”
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Past tense for to suspend in an elevated position
“They spent the rest of the afternoon constructing a new stretcher, a more solid one, with reinforcing branches for the frame and several layers of vine and rope to sling between the sides of the frame.”
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Past tense for to move around, back and forth, or from side to side, while suspended or on an axis
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Past tense for to stretch a piece of material over something
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Past tense for to give an account of
Adjective
Used in or suitable for everyday conversation rather than formal or official contexts
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