bafflegab

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

baffle +‎ gab, coined 1952[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈbæfəɫɡæb/

Noun[edit]

bafflegab (uncountable)

  1. Pretentious, incomprehensible, or overly technical language, especially legal or bureaucratic jargon.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quinion, Michael. "Bafflegab." World Wide Words, 25 Jun. 2005.
  • Joe Miller (9 February 2018), “Are these the worst examples of business jargon?”, in BBC News[1], BBC