gobbledygook

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First attested in a memo by US Representative (Texas) Maury Maverick dated March 30, 1944, banning "gobbledygook language"

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gobbledygook (usually uncountable, plural gobbledygooks)

  1. (informal) Nonsense; meaningless or encrypted language.
  2. (informal) Something written in an overly complex, incoherent, or incomprehensible manner.

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