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lingo n : a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo" [syn: cant, jargon, slang, argot, patois, vernacular] [also: lingoes (pl)]

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Pronunciation

ˈlɪn.go

Noun

lingo
  1. language, especially language peculiar to a particular group or region; jargon or a dialect.

Extensive Definition

Lingo may refer to:

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

argot, cant, dialect, gibberish, gobbledygook, idiom, jargon, language, langue, lingua, locution, mumbo jumbo, mumbo-jumbo, parlance, parole, patois, patter, personal usage, phraseology, pidgin, scatology, slang, speech, taboo language, talk, tongue, usage, vernacular, vocabulary, vulgar language
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