mixed language

noun

any language containing items of vocabulary or other linguistic characteristics borrowed from two or more existing languagesSee also pidgin, creole (def. 1), lingua franca

Nearby words

  1. mixed farming,
  2. mixed feelings,
  3. mixed foursome,
  4. mixed gland,
  5. mixed grill,
  6. mixed layer,
  7. mixed lymphocyte culture test,
  8. mixed marriage,
  9. mixed media,
  10. mixed metaphor

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