Friday, June 19, 2009

Expand Your Vocabulary: Jargon

jar⋅gon [jahr-guhn, -gon]

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

*unintelligible or meaningless talk or writing; gibberish.

*any talk or writing that one does not understand.

*language that is characterized by uncommon or pretentious vocabulary and convoluted syntax and is often vague in meaning.

synonyms: babble, gabble, twaddle.

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