Sentence Examples

  • Kiera sought an explanation, recalling he was not familiar with most slang despite his mastery of English.
  • At the blank look, she assumed the translator didn't pick up her slang and rephrased.
  • It is thus used of the fixtures, machinery, apparatus necessary for the carrying on of an in.dustry or business, and in colloquial or slang use, of a swindle, a carefully arranged plot or trap laid or fixed to deceive; cf.
  • This humane privilege was grossly abused, and thus gave rise to the slang phrase "to sham Abraham."
  • Because of this, "two bits" is still slang for twenty-five cents in the United States.

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