[ slang-ee ]
/ ˈslæŋ i /

adjective, slang·i·er, slang·i·est.

of, of the nature of, or containing slang: a slangy expression.
using much slang: slangy speech.

Origin of slangy

First recorded in 1840–50; slang1 + -y1
Related formsslang·i·ly, adverbslang·i·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for slangy



1822, from slang (n.) + -y (2). Related: Slanginess. Slangular (1852) also was tried.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper