Jargon synonyms

jär'gən
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Unintelligible, trite, or pretentious speech
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Discussion of business in a social setting, especially using jargon.
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A regional or minority language.
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All the vocal sounds, words, and ways of combining them common to a particular nation, tribe, or other speech community
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A simple phonetic code with a regular infix that makes meaningful speech sound unintelligible.
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A speech form or an expression of a given language that is peculiar to itself grammatically or cannot be understood from the individual meanings of its elements, as in keep tabs on.
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Language that is unique to a particular profession or subject; jargon.
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The definition of gibberish is rapid talk that is impossible to understand.
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A complicated or obscure ritual.
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Grandiloquent, pompous speech or writing.
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(Informal) Nonsense; meaningless or encrypted language.
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Nonstandard speech.
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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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(Linguistics) A lect formed from two or more languages which has developed from a pidgin to become a first language.
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Language unique to a particular group of people; jargon, argot.
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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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Lingo is defined as the special vocabulary of a specific field.
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A colloquial word or expression
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(Psychiatry) The newly coined, meaningless words or phrases of someone with a psychosis, usually schizophrenia.
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Specialized vocabulary
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The definition of coinage is metal money.
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(Countable, uncountable) A private or secret language used by a religious sect, gang, or other group.
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The pompous, wordy, and involved language typical of official communications and reports
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Wording that resembles how a lawyer writes, especially such that is confusing to the layperson.
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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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The fictional language devised to meet the needs of Ingsoc in the novel Nineteen Eighty-four (George Orwell, 1949). Designed to restrict the words, and hence the thoughts, of the citizens of Oceania.
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Alternative capitalization of pig Latin.
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Incorrect or ungrammatical Latin
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Glib rapid speech, as of an auctioneer, salesperson, or comedian.
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A way of acting characteristic of one locality; local custom, practice, or mannerism
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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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(Colloquial) Sex using a condom and the contraceptive pill at the same time.
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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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The jargon of psychology and psychoanalysis, especially when regarded as trite or trivial. [from 20th c.]
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Technical jargon:
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A use of the mystical term ‘abracadabra’, supposed to work as part of a healing charm or a magical spell; any spell or incantation making use of the word. [from 16th c.]
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A specialized vocabulary or set of idioms used by a particular group:
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A low, bubbling sound
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Senseless talk or writing; nonsense
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The definition of baloney is another spelling for the meat bologna.
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A trough used in forging and smelting for cooling hot metal
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The definition of a bull is an uncastrated male bovine animal, or is slang for nonsensical and untrue talk.
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(Slang) Bunkum; senseless talk, nonsense.
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(Now Rare) Saliva running from the mouth
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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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Words or actions that convey an absurd meaning or no meaning at all
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A meeting at which there is much talk; a debate.
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A mixed language, or jargon, incorporating the vocabulary of one or more languages with a very simplified form of the grammatical system of one of these and not used as the main language of any of its speakers
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(Colloquial) foolish talk; nonsense.
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A usually alphabetized and explained collection of words e.g. of a particular field, or prepared for a specific purpose, often for learning.
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The definition of a standard is something established as a rule, example or basis of comparison.
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The definition of blather is talk that doesn't make sense.
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Nonsense or blather; empty talk.
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The definition of jabber is excited, fast and often nonsensical talk.
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Meaningless syllables that seem to make sense; gibberish
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Talk to little purpose; trifling talk; unmeaning loquacity.
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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 systematic study of terms
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Unintelligible or foolish talk
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A variety of zircon.
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A lingua franca
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A lingua franca, a common language used by speakers of different languages.
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(Pejorative) A word drawn from or imitative of technical jargon, and often rendered meaningless and fashionable through abuse by non-technical persons in a seeming show of familiarity with the subject.
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The definition of doublespeak is misleading or false language used to make a negative situation sound better.
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