Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

Offering coverage of over 6,000 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.

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