Part of speech:
The definition of language is speech or other forms of communication.
Language peculiar to a group; argot or jargon:
A hybrid language or dialect; a pidgin. Not in technical use.
Lingo is defined as the special vocabulary of a specific field.
A specialized vocabulary or set of idioms used by a particular group:
A colloquial word or expression
The power or ability to speak
To speak in argot or jargon.
Tongue is defined as a spoken language or dialect.
Language viewed as a system including vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation of a particular community.
(Linguis.) The total stock of morphemes in a language
The systematic study of terms
Specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture
Of or relating to Acadia or its people, language, or culture.
Of the Cajuns or their dialect or culture
(Informal) Shorter name for Yorkshire pudding.
- Slang refers to highly informal speech and particularly to new words, phrases, and extended senses, esp. when restricted in use to an identifiable group college slang
- Lingo is a humorous or mildly contemptuous term applied to any language, dialect, or jargon by one to whom it is unintelligible
- Argot refers esp. to the secret jargon of thieves and tramps
- Jargon is used of the special vocabulary and idioms of a particular class, occupational group, etc., esp. by one who is unfamiliar with these
- Cant refers to the distinctive stock words, phrases, and clichÃ©s used by a particular sect, class, etc. clergymen's cant
- Vernacular today commonly refers to the informal or colloquial spoken variety of a language as distinguished from the formal or literary variety
- Dialect , in this comparison, refers to a form of a language used within a particular locality or group and differing from the standard language in matters of pronunciation, syntax, etc.
Find another word for dialect. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dialect, like: accent, language, slang, vernacular, creole, , quechua, place-names, jargon, lingo and dialectal.