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ADJ   slangy | slangier | slangiest
сленговый {adj}
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Translation for 'slangy' from English to Russian

сленговый {adj}линг.
Usage Examples English
  • Charles Champlin likewise praised her performance, and wrote that her contemporary persona dovetailed well with Mercer's dialogue, which "skillfully drops the stilted period rhetoric without going colloquial or slangy".
  • Every few minutes throughout the performance, the action will be broken by the episodes of broad comic relief from the jesters speaking in a slangy, quirky style and engaging in slapstick antics.
  • The slangy and whimsical song "Java Jive", a 1940 song by Milton Drake and Ben Oakland that was a standard for the Ink Spots, namechecks the detective in a nonsensical couplet: "I love java, sweet and hot / Whoops Mister Moto, I'm a coffee pot".
  • In Murray's version, at least, "Hawaii" is pronounced in a slangy way, as "Hah-WAH-yah", playing on the "How are you?" line.
  • Darrell Squires of "The Western Star" said that the "use of dark and heavy atmosphere creates an almost crushing sense of dread and ennui", but that the main character's "style of telling the story is slangy, sometimes a little too casual and flippant".
  • Outside Berlin, "Kiez" may be considered by some as somewhat slangy.
  • The use of the word "rap" to describe quick and slangy speech or witty repartee long predates the musical form.
  • The long poem exhibits "mood-creating sounds, polyphonic rhythms, and harsh, slangy language" (as the "Encyclopædia Britannica" termed it).
  • "Variety" was noted for the slangy, breezy style of prose in its headlines and body text.
  • Robert Hanks of The Independent stated that "the plot strains credibility, and the terse, slangy prose is sometimes repetitive".
  • Pitch Black Afro's style is similar to that of American MC's, citing Redman as an influence, but raps in English, Zulu and a slangy mixture of different languages called "tsotsi taal".
  • Articles in "East Touch" are written in colloquial Chinese and are often peppered with slangy Cantonese phrases and English words.
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