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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section III. Means of Communicating Ideas
2. Conventional Means
1. Language generally
 
563. Neology.
 
  
NOUN:NEOLOGY, neologism; newfangled expression; caconym; barbarism; archaism, black letter, monkish Latin; corruption, missaying, antiphrasis; pseudology; idioticon.
  PLAY UPON WORDS, paronomasia; word play (wit) [See Wit]; double-entente [F.] (ambiguity) [See Equivocalness]; palindrome, paragram, clinch [now rare], pun; abuse of -language, - terms.
  DIALECT, brogue, patois, provincialism, broken English, Anglicism, Briticism, Gallicism, Scotticism, Hibernicism; Americanism; Gypsy lingo, Romany.
  LINGUA FRANCA, pidgin or pigeon English; Chinook, Hindustani, kitchen Kaffir, Swahili, Haussa, Volapük, Esperanto, Ido.
  JARGON, dog Latin, gibberish; confusion of tongues, Babel; babu English, chi-chi [Anglo-India].
  colloquialism (figure of speech) [See Metaphor]; byword; technicality, lingo, slang, cant, argot, bat [Hind.], macaronics, St. Giles’s Greek, thieves’ Latin, peddler’s French, flash tongue, Billingsgate, Wall Street slang.
  PSEUDONYM (misnomer) [See Misnomer]; Mr. So-and-so; “Sergeant What-is-name” [Kipling]; what d’ye call ’em, what’s his name, thingummy, thingamabob, thingummybob [all colloq.]; je ne sais quoi [F.].
  NEOLOGIST, coiner of words.
  
VERB:coin words; Americanize, Anglicize, Gallicize; sling the bat [slang, Anglo-Ind.].
  
ADJECTIVE:neologic, neological; archaic, rare, obsolescent; obsolete (old) [See Oldness]; colloquial, dialectal, dialectic or dialectical; slang, cant, flash, barbarous; Anglice [N L.].

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