argot
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈɑːɡəʊ/,
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɑɹɡoʊ/, /ˈɑɹɡət/
Noun

argot (plural argots)

  1. A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves, tramps and vagabonds.
  2. The specialized informal vocabulary and terminology used between people with special skill in a field, such as between doctors, mathematicians or hackers; a jargon.
    The conversation was in the argot of the trade, full of acronyms and abbreviations that made no sense to the uninitiate.
Synonyms Translations Translations
Argot
Noun

argot (plural argots)

  1. An inhabitant or resident of Argos.



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