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jargonize

[ jahr-guh-nahyz ]

verb (used without object)

, jar·gon·ized, jar·gon·iz·ing.
  1. to talk jargon or a jargon.


verb (used with object)

, jar·gon·ized, jar·gon·iz·ing.
  1. to translate into jargon.

jargonize

/ ˈdʒɑːɡəˌnaɪz /

verb

  1. tr to translate into jargon
  2. intr to talk in jargon


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Derived Forms

  • ˌjargoniˈzation, noun

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Other Words From

  • jargon·i·zation noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of jargonize1

First recorded in 1795–1805; jargon 1 + -ize

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