Synonyms of patois


1. slang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular, non-standard speech

usage: a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"

2. patois, dialect, idiom, accent

usage: a regional dialect of a language (especially French); usually considered substandard

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