- The definition of argot is a special or secret language or jargon used by two or more people.
An example of argot is pig latin.
argot definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French origin, originally (in thieves' jargon), the company of beggars (argoter, to beg, probably ; from ergot, claw, spur, hence origin, originally , “get one's claws into”)
argot definition by American Heritage Dictionary