Chewbacca defense

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Chewbacca (a character from the 1977 film Star Wars) + defense, coined in "Chef Aid", a 1998 episode of South Park.

Noun[edit]

Chewbacca defense (plural Chewbacca defenses)

  1. (law, humorous) Any legal strategy or propaganda strategy that seeks to overwhelm its audience with nonsensical arguments, as a way of confusing the audience and drowning out legitimate opposing arguments.

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