Meaning of slanginess in English:


Pronunciation /ˈslaŋɪnəs/


See slangy

‘His style has some of the spare dignity of Hemingway and the funny, slouchy slanginess of an anti-hero.’
  • ‘It may've gone through a few overhauls since, but is essentially the same language that Shakespeare spoke, even with all our informality and slanginess these days.’
  • ‘Such over familiarity and slanginess can grate with the reader; however, at its best his written style is fluid and easy.’
  • ‘The slanginess and monotone of the first scenes are replaced by more enthusiasm and something real that made me at least interested enough to see it through to the end.’