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3 definitions found
 for argot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Argot \Ar`got"\, n. [F. Of unknown origin.]
     A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves,
     tramps, and vagabonds; flash.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  argot
      n 1: a characteristic language of a particular group (as among
           thieves); "they don't speak our lingo" [syn: slang,
           cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "argot":
     Aesopian language, Babel, Greek, babble, cant, cipher, code,
     cryptogram, double Dutch, garble, gibberish, gift of tongues,
     glossolalia, gobbledygook, jargon, jumble, lingo, mumbo jumbo,
     noise, patois, patter, phraseology, scatology, scramble,
     secret language, slang, taboo language, vernacular, vocabulary,
     vulgar language
  
  

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