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jargon1

jar·gon1

jargon1

 
pronunciation:
jar gn
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: technical or specialized words or language, as of a science or profession, sometimes considered to be unnecessary or confusing.
To be a successful lawyer you have to know all the legal jargon."A can of corn" is baseball jargon for a fly ball that is easy to catch.
synonyms:
cant, idiom, lingo
similar words:
argot, parlance, patois, patter, phraseology, slang, vocabulary
definition 2: any confusing, pretentious, or meaningless words or language; gibberish.
This paragraph is full of jargon and really isn't saying anything.
synonyms:
gibberish, gobbledygook, mumbo jumbo, patter
similar words:
babble, blather, bosh, flummery, gabble, gibber, hogwash, jabberwocky, nonsense, piffle, prattle, twaddle
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: jargoned, jargoning, jargons
definition: to speak or write using jargon.
synonyms:
cant
similar words:
babble, blather, gabble, gibber, jabber, patter, prattle
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