verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM jargonjar·gon·y, jar·gon·is·tic, adjectivejar·gon·ist, jar·gon·eer, noun
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Google’s goal is to help searchers understand jargon or technical terms they might not fully understand, by giving them this additional context without having to leave the page.Google tests multiple contextual links in featured snippets|Barry Schwartz|November 24, 2020|Search Engine Land
There is complex or technical jargon not everyone understands.Better conversations: The 7 essential elements of meaningful communication|matthewheimer|November 24, 2020|Fortune
The “Seventh Sanctum,” some kind of other god that’s part woman, part machine, talks about how you need to “upgrade your gear,” and doesn’t even bother with the pleasantries of high fantasy jargon.‘Godfall’ impressions: A solid, sometimes boring adventure|Gene Park|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Climbing is a complicated sport, full of nuances and its own jargon.
People also do this in an effort to portray their highly esteemed intellect—this is when heavy jargon and polysyllabic alternatives to concise declarative expressions appear.
This is known as close air support, or CAS, in military jargon.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As fluent in drug trade jargon as Martian, Future peppers his lyrics with interstellar imagery befitting of his far out vocals.Future Makes Us Rethink Everything We Thought We Knew About Rap Artists|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Baffled by the jargon-heavy consumer information manual, I chatted with Cheryl Luptowski from the NSF consumer affairs office.
Above all, she felt, there was a more pressing need for it than ever before, with jargon steadily taking over the world.
As his highly technical and jargon-laden presentation rambled on, Obama was beginning to lose patience.Obama’s Defining Fight: How He Will Take On the NSA’s Surveillance State in 2014|Daniel Klaidman|December 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We owe it neither to the Syriac tongue nor to the Hebrew, a jargon of the Syriac, in which adultery is called niuph.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
I'm quite out of the hunt here, however, for I can't pretend to understand the jargon of the thing.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Madame Probasco immediately transferred the glove to her forehead, and the jargon increased in rapidity.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
Why introduce an unintelligible jargon, when we may be understood by pronouncing a simple name?Buffon's Natural History. Volume VII (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
They are a people within a people, differing in dress as well as in language, which is a jargon of German-Hebrew.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
British Dictionary definitions for jargon (1 of 2)
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British Dictionary definitions for jargon (2 of 2)
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Cultural definitions for jargon
A special language belonging exclusively to a group, often a profession. Engineers, lawyers, doctors, tax analysts, and the like all use jargon to exchange complex information efficiently. Jargon is often unintelligible to those outside the group that uses it. For example, here is a passage from a computer manual with the jargon italicized: “The RZ887-x current loop interface allows the computer to use a centronics blocked duplex protocol.” (See slang.)