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jargonize

[ jahr-guh-nahyz ]
/ ˈdʒɑr gəˌnaɪz /

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.

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Nearby words

jared, jaredite, jarful, jargon, jargon aphasia, jargonize, jarhead, jarisch-herxheimer reaction, jarl, jarlsberg, 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

/ (ˈdʒɑːɡəˌnaɪz) /

verb

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