Dictionary of Informal Words: Vocabulary Building (English Word Power) (Volume 11)

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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.
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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

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From the Author:

"English Daily Use" Titles By Manik Joshi:

01. How to Start a Sentence
02. English Interrogative Sentences
03. English Imperative Sentences
04. Negative Forms in English
05. Learn English Exclamations
06. English Causative Sentences
07. English Conditional Sentences
08. Creating Long Sentences in English
09. How to Use Numbers in Conversation
10. Making Comparisons in English
11. Examples of English Correlatives
12. Interchange of Active and Passive Voice
13. Repetition of Words
14. Remarks in English Language
15. Using Tenses in English
16. English Grammar- Am, Is, Are, Was, Were
17. English Grammar- Do, Does, Did
18. English Grammar- Have, Has, Had
19. English Grammar- Be and Have
20. English Modal Auxiliary Verbs
21. Direct and Indirect Speech
22. Get- Popular English Verb
23. Ending Sentences with Prepositions
24. Popular Sentences in English
25. Common English Sentences
26. Daily Use English Sentences
27. Speak English Sentences Everyday
28. Popular English Idioms and Phrases
29. Common English Phrases
30. Daily English Important Notes
"English Word Power" Titles By Manik Joshi:

01. Dictionary of English Synonyms
02. Dictionary of English Antonyms
03. Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs
04. Dictionary of English Capitonyms
05. Dictionary of Prefixes and Suffixes
06. Dictionary of Combining Forms
07. Dictionary of Literary Words
08. Dictionary of Old-fashioned Words
09. Dictionary of Humorous Words
10. Compound Words in English
11. Dictionary of Informal Words
12. Dictionary of Category Words
13. Dictionary of One-word Substitution
14. Hpernyms and Hyponyms
15. Holonyms and Meronyms
16. Oronym Words in English
17. Dictionary of Root Words
18. Dictionary of English Idioms
19. Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs
20. Dictionary of Difficult Words

About the Author:

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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Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2014. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. 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 - IMPORTANT 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: 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 - *********** - 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. Seller Inventory # APC9781500713676

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