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Oxford dictionary of rhyming slang

John Ayto

Oxford dictionary of rhyming slang

by John Ayto

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rhyming slang -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries.,
  • Rhyming slang -- England -- London -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- England -- London -- Slang -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesRhyming slang
    StatementJohn Ayto.
    GenreDictionaries.
    SeriesOxford paperback reference
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE3724.R5 A97 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 309 p. ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22565385M
    ISBN 100198607512

    The Oxford dictionary of rhyming slang. [John Ayto] -- Bull A brand new slang dictionary from the author of the popular Oxford Dictionary of Slang and Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang. Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John Ayto. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. Book Review Highly readable and lively, The Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang is the ultimate guide to this perennially captivating subject. This new volume charts the year history of rhyming slang from its origins in 19th century cockney rhyming slang to modern popney rhyming slang.

    Rhyming Slang. Source: The Oxford Companion to the English Language Author(s): Tom McArthurTom McArthur, Jacqueline Lam-McArthurJacqueline Lam-McArthur, Lise FontaineLise Fontaine. A form of slang that may have originated in the 18c, probably among the London Cockneys, as part of creative word-play and thieves’ cant. It is unlikely, however.   From wedding toasts to festive birthday cards, the New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary has what every writer (or budding writer) needs--rhymes for o words, including proper names, place names, and foreign terms used in English. A marvel of clarity, the Dictionary is incredibly easy to use, its clear organization and layout making it a snap to find the rhymes you're looking s:

    Offering coverage of over 6, slang words and expressions from the Cockney 'abaht' to the American term 'zowie', this is the most authoritative dictionary of slang from the 20th and 21st centuries. Americanisms by Dalzell Victor Eds Staff. Late Middle English. Partly (i) from Anglo-Norman ambassiate and Middle French ambassade, ambaxade, (north-eastern; rare) ambassiade (French ambassade) diplomatic or political mission, group sent on a diplomatic or political mission, ambassador, envoy from Italian ambasciata official message, diplomatic mission from Old Occitan ambayssada diplomatic mission from an unattested form .


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Listen to audio with how to say rhyming slang in English. We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website, including to provide targeted advertising and track usage. ‘He would use rhyming slang for words that were slang already.’ ‘Named after the Londoners who invented it, Cockney rhyming slang uses a group of words, the last of which rhymes with whatever's being referred to.’ ‘Related to reduplicates is Cockney rhyming slang, one of my favorite ‘features’ of the English language.’.

Rhyming slang. If there is a stereotype of what the world sees as ‘typically Cockney’ then it is undoubtedly rhyming slang. While the creation myths of that lexis differ, it was certainly popular among the early nineteenth-century Cockney costermongers.

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Definition of rhyme_1 noun in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more. We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website, including to provide targeted advertising and track usage.

Quid – is slang for one-pound sterling. Queenie – affectionate term Brits use to refer to Queen Elizabeth II (the current Queen) Quasimodo – is Cockney rhyming slang for soda water. Quack – is slang for a doctor that is suspected of not have the correct qualifications.

Queen mum – is Cockney rhyming slang for the backside (bum). This new edition includes over words added to the Oxford Dictionary of English since the publication of the last edition, including iPod, Americano, and vuvuzela. The New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary is a must-have tool for poets, lyricists, and writers of all kinds, as well as a delight for everyone who likes to play with words.

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The book is arranged into some fairly confusing chapters ('Sense and Nonsense', 'Household Matters, etc. etc.) and the only index is one of the rhyming slang itself. Trying to pin down the rhyming slang FOR a word is really rather difficult.

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Buy The Cockney Rhyming Slang Dictionary Reprint by Tibballs, Geoff (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: A type of slang that replaces words with rhyming words or phrases, typically with the rhyming element omitted.

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