Meaning of slanguage in English:


Pronunciation /ˈslaŋɡwɪdʒ/


mass noun
  • A form of slang; slangy speech.

    ‘weird and wonderful teen slanguage’
    • ‘In another aspect, we have slanguage, a blend of slang and language.’
    • ‘They have to process every variety of English slanguage, plus Hindi, Urdu, Afrikaans, Tamil and Punjabi, and decide whether it's unnecessary, detrimental, stupid or just plain old banter.’
    • ‘That is an example of slanguage and the teacher is one of our favorites.’
    • ‘With a squint of eye, a curl of lip, a twist of neck, and a body slanguage equally at home in boardrooms and barrooms, she embodies everyone she sees.’


Late 19th century blend of slang and language.