Lingo is defined as the special vocabulary of a specific field.
A speech form or an expression of a given language that is peculiar to itself grammatically or cannot be understood from the individual meanings of its elements, as in keep tabs on.
The everyday language spoken by a people as distinguished from the literary language.
A specialized vocabulary or set of idioms used by a particular group:
Cant is a whining type of speech used by beggars, thieves and gypsies.
A hybrid language or dialect; a pidgin. Not in technical use.
Specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture
All the vocal sounds, words, and ways of combining them common to a particular nation, tribe, or other speech community
(Linguis.) The total stock of morphemes in a language
The systematic study of terms
Any of several creoles based on English or French spoken in the Caribbean and by communities of Caribbean origin outside the region, especially the English-based creole of Jamaica.
Find another word for patois. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for patois, like: lingo, idiom, vernacular, argot, cant, dialect, jargon, words, slang, language and lexicon.