jargon definition

  • noun:
    • Nonsensical, incoherent, or meaningless talk.
    • A hybrid language or dialect; a pidgin.
    • The specific or technical language of a trade, career, or similar team. See Synonyms at dialect.
    • Speech or composing having strange or pretentious language, convoluted phrasing, and obscure definition.
    • A technical terminology special to a specific subject.
    • Language characteristic of a certain team.
    • Speech or language that's incomprehensible or unintelligible; gibberish.
    • many different zircon
    • puzzled, unintelligible language; gibberish.
    • an artificial idiom or dialect; cant language; slang.
    • many different zircon. See zircon.
    • Confused, unintelligible talk; irregular, formless message or language; gabble; gibberish; babble.
    • especially A barbarous blended message, without literary monuments; a rude language resulting from the blend of several discordant languages, specifically of a cultivated language with a barbarous one: as, the Chinook jargon; the jargon called Pidgin-English.
    • Any phraseology unusual to a sect, profession, trade, art, or science; expert slang or cant.
    • Synonyms Chatter, Babble, etc. See prattle, n.
    • A colorless, yellowish, or smoky selection of the mineral zircon from Ceylon.
    • a colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon
    • specialized technical terminology attribute of a certain topic
    • a characteristic language of a certain team (as among thieves)
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To talk in or utilize jargon.
    • To utter jargon; to produce confused or unintelligible sounds; to chat unintelligibly, or in a harsh and noisy fashion.
  • others:
    • To utter unintelligible sounds.

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