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Dictionary of Informal Words (eBook)

Dictionary of Informal Words (eBook)

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by Manik Joshi (write a review)
Type: e-book
Genre: Education & Language, Self-Improvement
Language: English
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Number of Pages: 98
Format: PDF
Dimensions: 8.5 inch x 11 inch
[Paper Size: A4]

What are “Informal Words?”

Informal Words are connected with normal communication to your colleagues, acquaintances, family members, etc. Informal words are more common in speech than in writing. Informal words are used in ‘unofficial’ language. These words are not used in ‘official’ or formal writing. This book covers around 1400 Informal words (including name of parts of speech they belong to) and their meanings

NOTE:
Many informal words are used in both American and British English in the same way. However, some informal words are particularly used in American English only. Similarly, some informal words are particularly used in British English only.

Sample This:

Informal Words– A

A1 [adjective] -- very good

abs [noun] -- the muscles of the abdomen

ace [adjective | noun] -- very good | number one

achy [adjective] -- affected by an uninterrupted pain that is small in degree

ack-ack [noun] -- the non-stop firing of guns at aircraft

ad [noun] -- advertisement

adman [noun] -- a person who works in advertising or promotion

adore [verb] -- to be very fond of something

aggravate [verb] -- to intentionally irritate somebody

a gogo [adjective] -- in large quantities

airhead [noun] -- an unintelligent or stupid person

all [adverb] -- enormously

allergic [adjective] -- having an aversion of somebody/something

all right [adverb] -- used to emphasize something

almighty [adjective] -- enormous or severe

alphabet soup [noun] -- extremely difficult language with abbreviations or symbols

ammo [noun] -- ammunition [supply of bullets, etc; very important information for argument]

amp [noun] -- amplifier [a type of electrical device]

appalling [adjective] -- extremely bad or poor

arm candy [noun] -- a beautiful woman accompanied by a man in a public event

arm-twisting [noun] -- the use of physical power or great pressure to convince somebody to do something

artsy (arty) [adjective] -- enormously interested in the arts

artsy-fartsy (arty-farty) [adjective] -- connected with the arts

Aussie [noun] -- a person or native from Australia

awful [adjective] -- very bad | used to emphasize a large quantity or sum of something

axe (ax) [verb] -- to kill somebody with an axe | to get rid of a scheme, service, system, etc. | to dismiss somebody from their job

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INFORMAL WORDS -- Particularly Used In AMERICAN ENGLISH:

ace [verb] -- to be successful

all-nighter [noun] -- a time when somebody stay awake all night, mainly for studying

ambulance chaser [noun] -- a lawyer connected with cases of accident claims

amped [adjective] -- excited

antsy [adjective] -- unable to keep still

any [adverb] -- ‘at all’ [used at the end of negative sentences]

A-OK [adjective] -- in satisfactory or perfect condition, manner or style.

attaboy / attagirl [exclamation] -- used to admire or encourage a boy or man / girl or woman

awesome [adjective] -- first-rate, excellent or pleasurable

awful [adverb] -- extremely or enormously

INFORMAL WORDS -- Particularly Used In BRITISH ENGLISH:

admin [noun] -- Administration [activities connected with organizing something]

afters [noun] -- a sweet dish that is eaten after meal

ages -- [noun] a very long time

aggro [noun] -- cruel, hostile and aggressive behavior

airy-fairy [adjective] -- impractical, unreasonable, unclear

all right [exclamation] -- used to say hello

all-singing, all-dancing [adjective] -- (of a machine) having a advanced features

anorak [noun] -- a boring person who is very fond of learning facts or collecting things

appro [noun] -- on approval [connected with shopping activities]

argy-bargy [noun] -- noisy argument or difference of opinions

About the author(s)

Manik Joshi was born on Jan 26, 1979 at Ranikhet and is permanent resident of Haldwani, Kumaon zone of India. He is an Internet Marketer by profession. He is interested in domaining (business of buying and selling domain names), web designing (creating websites), and various online jobs (including 'self book publishing'). He is science graduate with ZBC (zoology, botany, and chemistry) subjects. He is also an MBA (with specialization in marketing). He has done three diploma courses in computer too. ManikJoshi.com is the personal website of the author.

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