To customize style of speech to the audience or group being addressed.
She talks street to her friends at school, but when she is with her family, she is code switching and speaks proper English.
by Cody Switcher June 14, 2007
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What DeVon teaches Missy about in Season 4 Episode 5 of Big Mouth. Changing your style and way of talking when talking to specific groups of people.
by J3L3Y December 4, 2020
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Speaking in a particular way: using particular terms, references depending on who you’re addressing/ interacting with.
I speak broken english when i talk to people who might not understand certain words and code switch when i’m with my literate fam.
by Catwomynn November 6, 2018
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