Jargon synonyms

jär'gən
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Deliberately confusing or unintelligible talk made up of a mixture of real words and meaningless syllables
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Rapid and incoherent talk; unintelligible chatter; jargon
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A complicated or obscure ritual.
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Grandiloquent, pompous speech or writing.
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(Informal) Something written in an overly complex, incoherent, or incomprehensible manner.
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A phrase, construction, or expression that is recognized as a unit in the usage of a given language and either differs from the usual syntactic patterns or has a meaning that differs from the literal meaning of its parts taken together (Ex.: not a word did she say; she heard it straight from the horse's mouth)
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A simplified form of English used by certain peoples of E Asia and the South Pacific in dealing with foreigners: there are two forms, Chinese pidgin and Melanesian pidgin, the former based on the syntax of Chinese, the latter on the syntax of certain aboriginal languages of Melanesia and N Australia
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Hybrid language
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A person of mixed African and European ancestry who speaks a creolized language, especially one based on French or Spanish.
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A vernacular word or term
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A dialect of Greek that developed primarily from Attic and became the common language of the Hellenistic world, from which later stages of Greek are descended.
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A mixture of Italian with Provençal, French, Spanish, Arabic, Greek, and Turkish, formerly spoken on the eastern Mediterranean coast.
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A pidgin consisting of extremely simplified Chinook intermixed with words from English, French, and neighboring American Indian languages: formerly used among traders and Indians in the coastal areas of NW North America
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A borrowing by which a specialized meaning of a word or phrase in one language is transferred to another language by a literal translation of each of the individual elements (Ex.: masterpiece, from German meisterstück)
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The specialized vocabulary of a particular field or social group, especially when viewed as unfamiliar:
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Discussion of business in a social setting, especially using jargon.
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(Loosely) A localism, or regionalism
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(Linguistics) A word or phrase which has recently been coined; a new word or phrase.
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Specialized vocabulary
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The right or process of making coins.
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Religious phraseology used hypocritically; insincere, pious talk
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An stylish or trendy word or phrase, especially when occurring in a specialized field.
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The pompous, wordy, and involved language typical of official communications and reports
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The technical and often arcane legal terminology and forms used in deeds, contracts, etc.
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Any language containing many non-essential words intended to imply more importance or intelligence than is actually present.
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A facile or sensational style, with many clichés, regarded as typical of many newspapers, magazines, etc.
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(Informal) The jargon associated with computers.
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A style of writing characteristic of bad-quality novels.
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(Pejorative) A formal or artificial form of communicating prevalent in institutes of higher education.
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(Informal) The jargon used by medical professionals.
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Specialized vocabulary
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Deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language used to mislead and manipulate the public.
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A jargon systematically formed by the transposition of the initial consonant to the end of the word and the suffixation of an additional syllable, as igpay atinlay for pig Latin.
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Incorrect or ungrammatical Latin
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Meaningless talk; chatter.
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(Countable, linguistics) a linguistic feature that is unique to a locality
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A form of language play, esp. as used by cockneys, in which a phrase is substituted for a single word with which the last word of the phrase rhymes (Ex.: trouble and strife used for wife, apples and pears for stairs)
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Alternative form of double talk., possibly written as one word in homage to George Orwell's Newspeak (as with doublespeak).
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Obscure or ambiguous language, esp. if meant to deceive
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A children's game of jump-rope in which two turners swing two ropes simultaneously in a crisscross pattern for the person jumping
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Specialized vocabulary
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Specialized vocabulary
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Slang peculiar to a group:
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Language characterized by the often inaccurate use of jargon from psychiatry and psychotherapy:
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Technical jargon:
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Foolish or meaningless talk; gibberish
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A continuous low, murmuring sound, as of flowing water.
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(Archaic) A worthless mixture, especially of liquors.
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(Uncountable, chiefly US, slang) Nonsense.
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(Rare) A surname
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Insolent talk or behavior.
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Empty talk; nonsense.
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A sudden perception:
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The low muttering sound of a goose or duck.
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Useless or insincere talk, writing, etc.
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Exaggerated or foolish talk, usually intended to deceive:
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Extravagant foolishness or frivolity:
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Flattery; cajolery
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A simplified form of speech that is usually a mixture of two or more languages, has a rudimentary grammar and vocabulary, is used for communication between groups speaking different languages, and is not spoken as a first or native language.
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(Informal) Foolish talk; nonsense
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Foolish, empty talk or writing; nonsense
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A supply of expressive means; a repertoire of communication:
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Foolish talk; loquacious nonsense
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A talkative, foolish person
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Fast, incoherent, nonsensical talk; gibberish
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Nonsensical speech or writing.
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Idle talk; chatter
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Idle or meaningless chatter; babble.
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(Linguis.) The total stock of morphemes in a language
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The vocabulary of technical terms used in a particular field, subject, science, or art; nomenclature.
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a colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon
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