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A thesaurus of slang

by Howard N. Rose

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Slang.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and arranged by Howard N. Rose.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE3721 .R6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx p., 1 l., 120 p.
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6311812M
    LC Control Number34032151
    OCLC/WorldCa1261423

      Buy a cheap copy of Thesaurus of American Slang book. O zippy synonyms for thousands of alphabetically arranged slang words--the whole nine yards--from AC-DC to zombie. Here are America's most important Free shipping over $/5(1). Get this from a library! The American thesaurus of slang: a complete reference book of colloquial speech. [Lester V Berrey; Melvin Van den Bark] -- Presents America's contemporary and historic slang words and phrases, with brief definitions and usage examples.

    Get this from a library! The American thesaurus of slang; a complete reference book of colloquial speech,. [Lester V Berrey; Melvin Van den Bark] -- Donated by Sydney Harris.   This thesaurus is the oldest book of its kind that still exists. 6. A British doctor wrote the first modern thesaurus. Urban Dictionary helps people decipher the latest slang terms, but where.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 28 cm: Responsibility: Esther Lewin and Albert E. Lewin.   Another word for borrow: take on loan, touch (someone) for, scrounge, blag, mooch | Collins English Thesaurus.


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A thesaurus of slang by Howard N. Rose Download PDF EPUB FB2

After the dictionary and standard thesaurus, a slang thesaurus is probably the most important reference book for any writer or student to have readily accessible on the reference shelf, and most likely the one that isn't there. This edition, revised in and containing more thanuncensored contemporary slang terms, idioms, and /5(7).

64 synonyms of book from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, plus related words, definitions, and antonyms. Find another word for book. Book: a set of printed sheets of paper bound together between covers and forming a work of fiction or nonfiction.

All the other slang dictionaries, even those online are organized to define the slang terms themselves. As an older writer I'm not particularly knowledgeable about slang much past my own generation. It is a great help in creating more realistic youthful dialog to be able to look up a "regular" word to find the various slang synonyms/5(8).

But a THESAURUS of slang. And that's what this book is, a thesaurus, that overused word is NOT being used as a synonym for "dictionary". A thesaurus, A thesaurus of slang book be specific, of the "dictionary" type, id est, NOT of the classic Roget classifying-logical kind, but of the headword kind, exempli gratia: greasy spoon n /5(3).

But a THESAURUS of slang. And that's what this book is, a thesaurus, that overused word is NOT being used as a synonym for "dictionary". A thesaurus, to be specific, of the "dictionary" type, id est, NOT of the classic Roget classifying-logical kind, but of the headword kind, exempli gratia: greasy spoon n phrCited by: 3.

The title (Thesaurus of Slang) is misleading because the synonyms it lists for each conventional word are not limited to slang synonyms but are peppered with conventional ones too. So you will NOT be getting a compendium ofSLANG words and phrases, as promised in the cover blurb. I'd give this book only three stars for the limitations Cited by: 1.

8 synonyms of bookworm from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, plus 11 related words, definitions, and antonyms. Find another word for bookworm.

Bookworm: a person slavishly devoted to intellectual or academic pursuits. Synonyms for book at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for book. Urban Thesaurus.

The Urban Thesaurus was created by indexing millions of different slang terms which are defined on sites like Urban Dictionary. These indexes are then used to find usage correlations between slang terms.

The official Urban Dictionary API is used to show the hover-definitions. AMERICAN SLANG WORDS AND PHRASES (To) ace (v.): To pass a test, exam, etc. really easily. "Robert aced his physics exam." A-Game: One’s best self, often in relation to a competition.

“I’ll bring my A-game” All-ears: When someone says "I'm all ears", they are telling you that they are listening to you, that they are giving you. Synonyms for paperback at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for paperback.

Another word for book: work, title, guide, volume, publication | Collins English Thesaurus. Synonyms: arrest, charge, bring charges against, file charges against, press charges against, nick (UK, slang) ' book ' also found in these entries.

Roget’s Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases Classified and Arranged so to Assist in Literary Composition clearly bore the stamp of its creator. Roget’s was a two-for-one: it put both a book of synonyms and a topic dictionary (a compendium of thematically arranged concepts) under one cover.

American Thesaurus of Slang: A Complete Reference by Lester V. Berrey, Melvin Van Den Bark and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 13 synonyms of slang from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, plus 19 related words, definitions, and antonyms.

Find another word for slang. Slang: the special. Synonyms for book book at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for book book. The book includes a wealth of splendid photographs. notable. mega (slang) topping (British, slang) sovereign.

slang) jim-dandy (slang) A1 or A-one (informal) bitchin' (US, slang) chillin' (US, slang) booshit (Australian, slang) exo (Australian, slang) Thesaurus for excellent from the Collins English Thesaurus.

1 2 3. New from Collins. And that's one of the places that the slang word "kicks" appears in the urban thesaurus. At the top of the web page for a thesaurus category, it will show you where that category appears in the larger structure of the urban thesaurus.

For example, here is a small portion from the web page for the "clothes, clothing" category: Things. Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.

slang - WordReference thesaurus: synonyms, discussion and more. All Free.according to the rules, in accordance with the rules, within the law, abiding by the law, lawfully, legally, legitimately, licitly.book: [adjective] cool.

From predictive software used in cell phone text messaging. " Book " and "cool" share the same key sequence. That's book! See more .