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- (informal, pejorative) A style of language, typically used by bureaucrats, that involves jargon or euphemism to the detriment of broader understanding.
- (informal, pejorative) Wordy, ostentatious talk or writing that resembles bureaucratic writing.
The company president's annual statement was complete bureaucratese: it was completely content-free.
pejorative term for language typically used by bureaucrats
pejorative term for language resembling that used by bureaucrats