Sentence Examples


  • CARPET-BAGGER, a political slang term for a person who stands as a candidate for election in a locality in which he is a stranger.
  • Because of this, "two bits" is still slang for twenty-five cents in the United States.
  • At the blank look, she assumed the translator didn't pick up her slang and rephrased.
  • In Stock Exchange slang the term is used of an operator who applies for a portion of a new security being issued, not with a view to holding it, but with the intention of immediate realization, at a profit if possible.
  • American English is taught in schools and American slang is practiced in bars everywhere.
 

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