Skip to comments.Word for the Day: ARGOT
Posted on 04/27/2021 8:30:37 AM PDT by Red Badger
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
A specialized vocabulary or set of idioms used by a particular group.
from The Century Dictionary. noun The conventional slang of a class, originally that of thieves and vagabonds, devised for purposes of disguise and concealment; cant; slang.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
noun A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves, tramps, and vagabonds; flash.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
noun A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves, tramps and vagabonds.
noun The specialized informal vocabulary and terminology used between people with special skill in a field, such as between doctors, mathematicians or hackers; a jargon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
noun a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Isthmus be my lucky day!
The cisgendered normative patriarchy engenders a reification of the praxis inherent in bourgeois privilege and its concomitant oppression of ideological Marxian or proto-Marxian theorists.
You won’t catch me eatin’ no esc-argot.
You said a mouthful!..................
In the argot of American racism, “get a job” is an expression used by whites to keep minorities in their place and discourage them from executing their democratic right to vote.
After S killed Q, argot the hell out of there.
I am not po!
Argot a job!..................
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A specialized idiomatic vocabulary peculiar to a particular class or group of people, especially that of an underworld group, devised for private communication and identification:
a Restoration play rich in thieves’ argot.
The special vocabulary and idiom of a particular profession or social group:
I went to the fresh Market and the potatoes were all soft and had eyes. I asked if they had any fresh ones.
No, said the clerk, that’s all argot..............
Argot is how pirates talk.
You wrote that too easily. Should it be you or I that is scared?
HA! I’ve been tossing out versions of that for decades. I lived in Cambridge, MA for years and knew a lot of communists.They don’t talk like that, but they do write like that. It never really means anything.
Yea..... another movie thread; Jason and the Argonauts.
It’s Greek to me........................
Woke argot trends among the Godless effete.
The language of tyranny..............
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