- (UK) /ˈɑːɡəʊ/,
- (US) /ˈɑːrɡoʊ/, /ˈɑːrɡət/
- A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves, tramps and vagabonds.
- The specialized informal vocabulary and terminology used between people with special skill in a field, such as between doctors, mathematicians or hacker; a jargon. The conversation was in the argot of the trade, full of acronyms and abbreviations that made no sense to the uninitiate.