Definition of Slangish

1. somewhat slangy [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slangish

slang
slang-whanger
slang-whangers
slanged
slanger
slangers
slangier
slangiest
slangily
slanginess
slanginesses
slanging
slanging match
slanging matches
slangings
slangish (current term)
slangous
slangrill
slangs
slanguage
slanguages
slanguist
slanguists
slangwhanger
slangwhangers
slangy
slank
slanshack
slanshacks
slant

Literary usage of Slangish

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1. Fraser's Magazine (1872)
"Frere supposes that on Cleon's first entrance the recognition of him by the audience was aided by ' his habitual boisterous oath, and a slangish use of the ..."

2. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1872)
"Frere supposes that on Cleon's first entrance the recognition of him by the audience was aided by ' his habitual boisterous oath, and a slangish use of the ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"... any slangish or peculiar forms of speech. A man who knew I was collecting materials for this Glossary once told me he could give some information ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1894)
"Oh I wish he had, rayther,' she exclaimed with a toss of her head. You know that extremely low slangish way of saying rayther to- everything. ..."

5. The Life and Times of Henry, Lord Brougham by Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux (1871)
"... nicknamed " Caliban," to the subscription news-rooms, where wo met a company of British worthies, and had a slangish conversation, adapted to the humor ..."

6. Civilized America by Thomas Colley Grattan (1859)
"A curious and amusing pamphlet published in Boston in 1846, is so strikingly illustrative of this subject, and of the slashing, slangish, ..."

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