slanginess

slangy

[slang-ee]
adjective, slangier, slangiest.
1.
of, of the nature of, or containing slang: a slangy expression.
2.
using much slang: slangy speech.

Origin:
1840–50; slang1 + -y1

slangily, adverb
slanginess, noun
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slang (slæŋ)
 
n
1.  a.  vocabulary, idiom, etc, that is not appropriate to the standard form of a language or to formal contexts, may be restricted as to social status or distribution, and is characteristically more metaphorical and transitory than standard language
 b.  (as modifier): a slang word
2.  another word for jargon
 
vb
3.  to abuse (someone) with vituperative language; insult
 
[C18: of unknown origin]
 
'slangy
 
adj
 
'slangily
 
adv
 
'slanginess
 
n

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