Adjective "jargonistic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/dʒɑːɡ(ə)ˈnɪstɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'The kind of prose which passes for writing in most graduate schools of education is unduly jargonistic and abstract.'
  2. 'Obscure and jargonistic text is not informative.'

Definitions

1. the language, especially the vocabulary, peculiar to a particular trade, profession, or group: medical jargon.

2. unintelligible or meaningless talk or writing; gibberish.

3. any talk or writing that one does not understand.

4. pidgin.

5. language that is characterized by uncommon or pretentious vocabulary and convoluted syntax and is often vague in meaning. verb (used without object)

6. to speak in or write jargon; jargonize.

More examples(as adjective)

"answers can be jargonistic."

Origin

(jargon)