nukespeak

[ noook-speek nyoook- ]
/ ˈnɒukˌspik ˈnyɒuk- /

noun

Informal. euphemistic language and obscuring jargon used in discussions of nuclear weapons, nuclear power, etc.: nukespeak that minimizes the risks of nuclear war.

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Origin of nukespeak

First recorded in 1975–80; nuke + -speak

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