Definition of Argot
Examples of Argot
- American English – /AHRgOH/
- British English – /AHgOH/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈɑrgət/
- British English – /ˈɑːgəʊ/
- Plural: argots
- The vocabulary of an argot is called a cant and is often composed of idioms.
- Sociolinguistics study argots.
- The terms in this dictionary are an argot of sociology.
- Also called:
- Words in an argot are (adjective) argotic.
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “argot.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved February 25, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/argot/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
argot. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/argot/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “argot.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed February 25, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/argot/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“argot.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 25 Feb. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/argot/>.