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Meaning of ARGOT

Pronunciation:  'ârgow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
 

ARGOT is a 5 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular
 
 See Also: non-standard speech, rhyming slang

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar`got"\, n. [F. Of unknown origin.]
A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves,
tramps, and vagabonds; flash.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Aesopian language, babble, Babel, cant, cipher, code, cryptogram, double Dutch, garble, gibberish, gift of tongues, glossolalia, gobbledygook, Greek, jargon, jumble, lingo, mumbo jumbo, noise, patois, patter, phraseology, scatology, scramble, secret language, slang, taboo language, vernacular, vocabulary, vulgar language
 

 

 

 

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