Wednesday, December 12, 2012

New Words and Cute Guys #10


noun / ˈärgō /
Plural, argots

     1.     The jargon or slang of a particular group or class, often obscure to those outside it - teenage argot

     2.     A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves, tramps, and vagabonds

     3.     The specialized informal vocabulary and terminology used between people with special skill in a field, such as between doctors, mathemeticians or hackers
     4.     Argot is a special or secret language used by two or more people. An example of argot is pig latin
     5.     Argot is the French, Spanish and Catalan word for slang.

Would the secret language of love be considered an argot?

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