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Origin of argot
OTHER WORDS FROM argotar·got·ic [ahr-got-ik], /ɑrˈgɒt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby argot
Example sentences from the Web for argot
She can understand and speak the language of the beat cop as well as the argot of the legal scholar.A Georgetown professor trades her classroom for a police beat|Ronald S. Sullivan Jr.|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
The inseparable Thingumy and Bob speak an argot of spoonerisms (“Nake no totice” and so on), and carry a secret ruby.
Lacking devoted patronage, there Telugu evolved into a spectacularly hideous argot.
The motions will “ripen,” in the rather charming legislative argot applied to this aggressively charmless process, next Tuesday.
Under all the revolutionary argot, the new state functioned just like the old state - only worse.
For those unfamiliar with the argot, a “buffalo” is a “nickel” uh, five years?
His songs were in argot French, imitations of what he had heard in low cabarets on the Seine when he was at work there.The Life of James McNeill Whistler|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
She smiled as portions of the argot the painter beside her was using, filtered into her consciousness.Thirty|Howard Vincent O'Brien
No sensible man can envy Asylas, to whom the language of birds was as familiar as French argot to our young décadents.Prose Fancies|Richard Le Gallienne
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
You are really not at all sure that the white face belonged to Argot, are you?The House Opposite|Elizabeth Kent