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Lingel
lingenberry
Lingence
Linger
linger over
Lingered
Lingerer
lingerie
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Lingeringly
Linget
lingism
Lingle
Lingoa wood
lingonberry
Lingot
lingua
lingua franca
Linguacious
Linguadental
Linguae
Linguaform
Lingual
lingual artery
Lingual ribbon

Lingo definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LIN'GO, n. [L. lingua.] Language; speech. [Vulgar.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

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]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural lingoes) Etymology: probably from Lingua Franca, language, tongue, from Occitan, from Latin lingua more at tongue Date: 1660 strange or incomprehensible language or speech: as a. a foreign language b. the special vocabulary of a particular field of interest c. language characteristic of an individual

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -os or -oes) colloq. 1 a foreign language. 2 the vocabulary of a special subject or group of people. Etymology: prob. f. Port. lingoa f. L lingua tongue

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lingo Lin"go (l[i^][ng]"g[-o]), n. [L. lingua tongue, language. See Lingual.] Language; speech; dialect. [Slang]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(lingos) 1. People sometimes refer to a foreign language, especially one that they do not speak or understand, as a lingo. (INFORMAL) I don't speak the lingo. N-COUNT: usu sing 2. A lingo is a range of words or a style of language which is used in a particular situation or by a particular group of people. (INFORMAL) In record-business lingo, that means he wanted to buy the rights to the song and market it. ...an author who writes in a lurid lingo, freely punctuated with crude expletives. N-UNCOUNT: also a N, usu with supp

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

Language. An outlandish lingo; a foreign tongue. The parlezvous lingo; the French language.

Moby Thesaurus

argot, cant, dialect, gibberish, gobbledygook, idiom, jargon, language, langue, lingua, locution, mumbo jumbo, mumbo-jumbo, parlance, parole, patois, patter, personal usage, phraseology, pidgin, scatology, slang, speech, taboo language, talk, tongue, usage, vernacular, vocabulary, vulgar language




 


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