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1. patois

noun. a regional dialect of a language (especially French); usually considered substandard.

Synonyms

  • accent
  • dialect

Antonyms

  • undeceive
  • stand still
  • Romanticism

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2. patois

noun. a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves).

Synonyms

  • non-standard speech
  • vernacular
  • slang
  • argot
  • street name
  • lingo
  • cant
  • rhyming slang

Antonyms

  • play up
  • foreground

Example sentences of the word patois


1. Noun, singular or mass
They were originally French speakers, and their language became a patois consisting of French and English.

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