backslang

See also: back slang and back-slang

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EtymologyEdit

From back +‎ slang.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbækslæŋ/
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NounEdit

backslang (uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) A form of slang composed of words in which the spelling or sound of is reversed.
    1. (Britain) Pig Latin.

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