educationese

[ej-oo-key-shuh-neez, -nees]

noun

the jargon associated with the field of education.

Nearby words

  1. educational quotient,
  2. educational sociology,
  3. educational television,
  4. educational welfare officer,
  5. educationalist,
  6. educationist,
  7. educative,
  8. educator,
  9. educatory,
  10. educe

Origin of educationese


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Word Origin and History for educationese

educationese

n.

"the jargon of school administrators," 1966, from education + -ese.

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