argot


argot
m.
1 slang.
2 argot, jargon, slang, slang used in a specific field or by a specific group.
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argot
nombre masculino
1 (popular) slang
2 (técnico) jargon
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[ar'ɡo]
SM (pl argots) slang

argot pasota — dropout slang

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masculino (pl -gots) slang
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= slang, argot, slang word, cant, lingo.
Ex. Some specialized dictionaries cover acronyms, usage, pronunciation, spelling, etymology, slang, rhymes, and so on.
Ex. To speak the argot, one of the main rules is called 'police palaver' -- never use a short word where a long one will do.
Ex. Wine lovers around the world have joyously adopted the British slang word 'plonk' to describe poor, cheap wine.
Ex. This essay traces the changing status of cant and vulgar languages in eighteenth-century Britain.
Ex. Every profession has its lingo, that is to say its list of frequently used terms familiar to practitioners of that profession.
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* argot de los cacos = thieves' cant.
* argot de los ladrones = thieves' cant.
* argot secreto de los cacos = thieves' cant.
* llena de argot = slangy.
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masculino (pl -gots) slang
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= slang, argot, slang word, cant, lingo.

Ex: Some specialized dictionaries cover acronyms, usage, pronunciation, spelling, etymology, slang, rhymes, and so on.

Ex: To speak the argot, one of the main rules is called 'police palaver' -- never use a short word where a long one will do.
Ex: Wine lovers around the world have joyously adopted the British slang word 'plonk' to describe poor, cheap wine.
Ex: This essay traces the changing status of cant and vulgar languages in eighteenth-century Britain.
Ex: Every profession has its lingo, that is to say its list of frequently used terms familiar to practitioners of that profession.
* argot de los cacos = thieves' cant.
* argot de los ladrones = thieves' cant.
* argot secreto de los cacos = thieves' cant.
* llena de argot = slangy.

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argot
masculine
(pl -gots)
slang
el argot estudiantil student slang
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argot sustantivo masculino (pl
-gots ) slang

argot m (de un grupo social) slang
(de un grupo profesional) jargon

'argot' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
alucinar
- alucinante
- anfetamina
- basca
- caballo
- camella
- camello
- cantar
- canuto
- china
- chocolate
- chupa
- chutarse
- chute
- ciega
- ciego
- coca
- colega
- colgada
- colgado
- colocar
- colocarse
- costo
- enganchada
- enganchado
- enrollarse
- esnifar
- forzuda
- forzudo
- goma
- guiri
- hierba
- jerga
- kilo
- lechera
- macarra
- madero
- mangar
- maría
- molar
- mona
- mono
- mujer
- nieve
- picarse
- porro
- privar
- rajar
- talego
- telefonear
English:
beak
- bleeding
- bog
- bomb
- bonkers
- bop
- bozo
- bread
- bust
- buy
- buzz off
- clap
- cock up
- cold turkey
- come
- con
- cookie
- croak
- curtain
- do in
- dope
- dough
- drag
- dude
- dyke
- fairy
- fix
- flaky
- flash
- flog
- flophouse
- funky
- grand
- grass
- groovy
- grope
- grub
- grunge
- gut
- hash
- heavy
- high
- hole
- hooked
- hop
- horny
- hot air
- hot water
- in-your-face
- inside
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argot (pl argots) nm
1. [popular] slang
2. [técnico] jargon
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argot
m slang
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argot nm
: slang
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argot n
1. (coloquial) slang
los jóvenes utilizan mucho argot young people use a lot of slang
2. (profesional) jargon
el argot de los médicos doctors' jargon

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Argot — Argot …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • ARGOT — L’argot est la langue spéciale de la pègre ou plus exactement, à l’origine, celle des gueux ou mendiants professionnels, puis celle des voleurs, tricheurs, escrocs de tout genre. L’argot – on a dit d’abord le jargon – est la langue d’une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Argot — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Argot es el lenguaje específico utilizado por un grupo de personas que comparten unas características comunes por su categoría social, profesión, procedencia, o aficiones. Los argots se producen continuamente para… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Argot — (franz., spr. argo), die Gaunersprache in Frankreich, der in Italien das furbesco, in Spanien die germania, in Deutschland das Rotwelsch (s. d.) entspricht. Die Pariser gueux (Gauner und Bettler) wurden als cour des miracles (Hof der Wunder)… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Argot — (French, Spanish and Catalan for slang ) is a secret language used by various groups including, but not limited to, thieves and other criminals to prevent outsiders from understanding their conversations. Victor Hugo was one of the first to… …   Wikipedia

  • argot — 1. (ar go) s. m. 1°   Langage particulier aux vagabonds, aux mendiants, aux voleurs, et intelligible pour eux seuls. 2°   Par extension, phraséologie particulière, plus ou moins technique, plus ou moins riche, plus ou moins pittoresque, dont se… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • argot — sustantivo masculino 1. Área: linguística Lenguaje especial y característico de un grupo social o profesional: el argot médico, el argot juvenil. Cuando mi vecina habla en argot pasota no me entero de nada. Sinónimo: jerga …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • argot — (n.) 1860, from Fr. argot (17c.) the jargon of Paris rogues and thieves, earlier the company of beggars, from M.Fr. argot, group of beggars, origin unknown. Gamillscheg suggests a connection to O.Fr. argoter to cut off the stubs left in pruning,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • argot — ARGOT. s. m. On dit plus communément Ergot. Pointe dure qui vient au derriere du pied de quelques animaux. Les argots d un coq, d un chien. il s est rompu l argot en courant. On dit fig. Se lever sur ses argots, monter sur ses argots, pour dire,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • argot — (Del fr. argot). 1. m. Jerga, jerigonza. 2. Lenguaje especial entre personas de un mismo oficio o actividad …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Argot — Ar got , n. [F. Of unknown origin.] A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves, tramps, and vagabonds; flash. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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