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mumbo jumbo

mumbo jumbo

pronunciation:
muhm bo juhm bo
part of speech: noun
definition: language or ritual activity that is unintelligible, meaningless, or confusing; hocus-pocus.
synonyms:
abracadabra, double-talk, gibberish, hocus-pocus, jargon, nonsense
similar words:
balderdash, baloney, bilge, blather, bunk, drivel, folderol, hogwash, humbug, jabber, rigamarole, rot, sophistry, trash, twaddle