What is another word for argots?

14 synonyms found


[ ˈɑːɡəts], [ ˈɑːɡəts], [ ˈɑː_ɡ_ə_t_s]

Argots, also known as jargons or slangs, refer to specialized or informal vocabularies used by specific groups of people. Different groups such as criminals, sports fans, musicians, and teenagers have their own argots that are usually difficult for outsiders to understand. The word argot itself has synonyms such as cant, lingo, patois, and vernacular. Cant refers to the language used by a specific group, especially a criminal one. Lingo refers to the specific jargon used in a particular activity, profession, or group. Patois is a rural dialect specific to a particular region or community, while vernacular is the everyday language spoken by people in a particular area. These synonyms refer to specific types or categories of argots used by people in different contexts.

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What are the hypernyms for Argots?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Argots

We arranged to meet the next night at the argots Club and decide on what we should do.
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