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See also: speak



Probably originally from Newspeak, coined by George Orwell in his book 1984.



  1. Indicates a manner of speech or writing typical of or characterized by the root term.
    adspeak, coolspeak, Eurospeak, greenspeak, sportspeak
    • 2006, "The great Indian hope trick", The Economist (Feb. 25)
      On the American side, one motive for this is usually couched in the most delicate diplomat-speak.

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