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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French argot, of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

argot (plural argots)

  1. A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves, tramps and vagabonds.
  2. The specialized informal vocabulary and terminology used between people with special skill in a field, such as between doctors, mathematicians or hackers; a jargon.
    The conversation was in the argot of the trade, full of acronyms and abbreviations that made no sense to the uninitiate.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French argot.

NounEdit

argot m (plural argots)

  1. slang, argot
  2. jargon

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of obscure origin, first attested in 1628.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

argot m (plural argots)

  1. slang
  2. cant (secret language)

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French argot.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

argot n (indeclinable)

  1. argot

AnagramsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • argot in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French argot.

NounEdit

argot m (plural argots)

  1. (linguistics) argot (a secret language used by thieves, tramps and vagabonds)
  2. (linguistics) argot (specialised vocabulary and terminology of a field)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French argot.

NounEdit

argot m (plural argot)

  1. slang, argot

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Further readingEdit