back slang

  1. a type of slang in which words are spelled and, as far as possible, pronounced backwards

Words Nearby back slang

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How to use back slang in a sentence

  • It is called back-slang, and simply consists of spelling (more or less accurately) words backwards.

    The Criminal | Havelock Ellis
  • For instance, woman in the back slang is nammow, and nammows is women.

    The Slang Dictionary | John Camden Hotten
  • I'd ha' run it off into back slang, and ha' done it most willing and free.

  • Variety is the charm of nature, we are told; and in this particular, if in no other, back slang and nature approach each other.

    The Slang Dictionary | John Camden Hotten
  • From these examples the apt student may fairly judge how to form his own back slang to his own liking and that of his friends.

    The Slang Dictionary | John Camden Hotten