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The American thesaurus of slang

Berrey, Lester V.

The American thesaurus of slang

a complete reference book of colloquial speech

by Berrey, Lester V.

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Published by Thomas Y. Crowell company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Slang.,
  • Americanisms.,
  • English language -- Synonyms and antonyms.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lester V. Berrey and Melvin Van den Bark.
    ContributionsVan den Bark, Melvin, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE3729.A5 B4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 1174 p.
    Number of Pages1174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6432926M
    LC Control Number42006987
    OCLC/WorldCa1049436

    The American thesaurus of slang: a complete reference book of colloquial speech. 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.

    Started in , The Online Slang Dictionary is the eldest slang dictionary on the web. We bring you more than 24, real definitions for over 17, slang words and phrases. You'll find more than 5, citations from TV shows, movies, news publications, and other sources. Synonyms for slang at jumicar-celle.com with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for slang.

    The American thesaurus of slang, with supplement: a complete reference book of colloquial speech. [Lester V Berrey; Melvin Van den Bark] Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. 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 .


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Mar 26,  · The American Thesaurus of Slang Hardcover – by L. Berrey (Author), Melvin Van Den Bark (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1).

The American thesaurus of slang;: A complete reference book of colloquial speech, Hardcover – by Lester V Berrey (Author)5/5(1). Dec 01,  · 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. Feb 19,  · This unique reference volume is two books in one: a dictionary of slang and a slang thesaurus, with both sections treating the same words and phrases.

Entries are arranged alphabetically in the dictionary and thematically in the thesaurus, and include definition, pronunciation, part of speech--and origins, usage information, and usage alerts when applicable,--in both the thesaurus and the dictionary/5(8).

Sep 16,  · The Thesaurus of American Slang (Harper & Row, ) is much less comprehensive than this revised thesaurus, but it does have samples of usage and an index. Libraries needing reference materials on slang words or phrases should therefore have both volumes to update the standard The American thesaurus of slang book Thesaurus of Slang (), which is clearly too old/5(4).

the american thesaurus of slang - a complete reference book of colloquial speech - ouvrage en anglais BERREY LESTER V. and VAN DEN BARK MELVIN Published by THOAMS Y. CROWELL COMPANY NEW YORK (). Jan 09,  · The American thesaurus of slang a complete reference book of colloquial speech Item Preview remove-circle The American thesaurus of slang a complete reference book of colloquial speech by Berrey, Lester V., Verfasser.

Publication date Publisher London Constable CollectionFormat: Ebook/DAISY The American thesaurus of slang; a complete reference book of colloquial speech by Lester V.

Berrey, Melvin Van den Bark Write The First Customer Review. 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.

You can also search the urban thesaurus using any search box on this site. Search the slang thesaurus: Enter a slang word (e.g. kicks) or a meaning (e.g. shoes.). Mar 03,  · The American thesaurus of slang a complete reference book of colloquial speech by Berrey, Lester V.

Published by Constable in jumicar-celle.com: Ebook/DAISY3. Any synonym book must be seen as a compromise that relies on the All synonyms following the Slang label confined to British slang, and 'lead-pipe cinch' is confined to American slang. talented jumicar-celle.com ace, crack, top-notch, Brit wizard, whizzo, US crackerjack.

In this entry, all synonyms shown are colloquial, 'ace, crack. The American thesaurus of slang; a complete reference book of colloquial speech. Sep 16,  · From cowpokes to cyber punks, from flappers to gangsta rappers, American Slang chronicles the ever-evolving, informal, unconventional language we use every day.

Expanded and completely updated, this 2nd edition contains thousands of contemporary and traditional slang /5. The American thesaurus of slang with supplement; a complete reference book of colloquial speech by Berrey, Lester V. Published by Thomas Y. Crowell company in New York.

Slang is of wide psychological, sociological and linguistic interest. There exist various dictionaries of slang, glossaries of the underworld, foreign collections of ""Americanisms"". This purports to be the first thesaurus of sub-standard language, irrespective of source, with words grouped under categories.

Characteristically individual, slang often incorporates elements of the jargons of special-interest groups (e.g., professional, sport, regional, criminal, drug, and sexual subcultures).

Slang words often come from foreign languages or are of a regional nature. Slang is very old, and the reasons for its development have been much investigated. The American thesaurus of slang: a complete reference book of colloquial speech / by Lester V.

Berrey and Melvin van den Bark Crowell New York Australian/Harvard Citation Berrey, Lester V. & Van den Bark, Melvin. Synonyms for America at jumicar-celle.com with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for America. Oct 29,  · We recently interviewed Orin Hargraves about his new book, Slang Rules!: A Practical Guide for English Learners.

Orin consulted a wide range of sources to build his guide to American slang, including works of fiction. We asked Orin to recommend books by writers with a keen ear for the American vernacular. Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.

Apr 10,  · The American Thesaurus of Slang. A complete reference book of Colloquial Speech. First U.K. edn. BERREY, L.V. & M. VAN DEN BARK.Synonyms and Antonyms of book. 1. a set of printed sheets of paper bound together between covers and forming a work of fiction or nonfiction.

I bought another new book yesterday, and I can't wait to read it.Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

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