backslang

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See also: back slang and back-slang

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From back +‎ slang.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbækslæŋ/
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backslang (countable and uncountable, plural backslangs)

  1. (linguistics) A form of slang composed of words whose spelling or sound is reversed.
    Coordinate term: centre slang
    1. (Britain) Pig Latin.

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