jargonize

[jahr-guh-nahyz]

verb (used without object), jar·gon·ized, jar·gon·iz·ing.

to talk jargon or a jargon.

verb (used with object), jar·gon·ized, jar·gon·iz·ing.

to translate into jargon.

Nearby words

  1. jared,
  2. jaredite,
  3. jarful,
  4. jargon,
  5. jargon aphasia,
  6. jarhead,
  7. jarisch-herxheimer reaction,
  8. jarl,
  9. jarlsberg,
  10. jarman

Also especially British, jar·gon·ise.

Origin of jargonize

First recorded in 1795–1805; jargon1 + -ize

Related formsjar·gon·i·za·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for jargonize

jargonize

jargonise

verb

(tr) to translate into jargon
(intr) to talk in jargon
Derived Formsjargonization or jargonisation, noun

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