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First attested in a memo by US Representative (Texas) Maury Maverick dated March 30, 1944, banning "gobbledygook language". Apparently coined in imitation of the sounds made by a turkey.
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- (informal) Nonsense; meaningless or encrypted language.
- (informal) Something written in an overly complex, incoherent, or incomprehensible manner.
- See also Thesaurus:nonsense
Nonsense; meaningless or encrypted language.
Something written or said in an overly complex, incoherent, or incomprehensible manner.