Origin of argot
Related formsar·got·ic [ahr-got-ik] /ɑrˈgɒt ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for argot
The inseparable Thingumy and Bob speak an argot of spoonerisms (“Nake no totice” and so on), and carry a secret ruby.
For those unfamiliar with the argot, a “buffalo” is a “nickel” uh, five years?
In the argot of the wonks and wizards of geopolitics, Latin America has rarely been a game changer.
Heymann had little trouble adapting to the argot of the show.
"Looks as if it would hold," he said in thieves' argot as he turned around.Half A Chance|Frederic S. Isham
Argot would never dare display so openly such a proof of his guilt!The House Opposite|Elizabeth Kent
The soul in French argot is significantly called la fausse, and the conscience la muette; shame is simply la rouge.The Criminal|Havelock Ellis
You wouldn't understand the argot in my songs, and if you did you wouldn't understand my being able to sing them.Sylvia & Michael|Compton Mackenzie
But in the outer salon the talk was to the last degree shoppy, and overflowed with the argot of the studios.In the Days of My Youth|Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards