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slang(
sleyng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (jargon)
a. la jerga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You'll never catch me wearing a hoodie and trying to talk slang with teenagers.Nunca me verás con una sudadera y tratando de hablar con los adolescentes en su jerga.
b. el argot
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
"Grass" is slang for "marijuana.""Grass" es "marijuana" en argot.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to abuse verbally)
a. criticar
I hope we can have a civilized meeting without ending up slanging each other as usual.Espero que podamos tener una reunión civilizada sin acabar criticándonos como de costumbre.
b. poner por los suelos a
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I can't stand working for a boss who is constantly slanging his team.No soporto trabajar para un jefe que esté continuamente poniendo a su equipo por los suelos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to abuse verbally)
a. criticar
That was just an hour of slanging between the two parties rather than proper political debate.Eso fue más bien una hora de criticarse entre los dos partidos que un verdadero debate político.
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slang
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el argot
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. criticar, poner verde (insult)
b. viborear
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
c. verdulear (River Plate)
slanging matchrifirrafe m, intercambio de insultos
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slang [slæŋ]
noun
(gen) argot (m); jerga (f); [of a group, trade etc] jerga (f)
to talk slang hablar en argot or jerga; that word is slang esa palabra es del argot
adjective
argótico; jergal
slang word palabra (f) del argot; palabra (f) argótica or jergal
transitive verb
(insult, criticize) poner verde a; injuriar
a slanging match una disputa a voces
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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