oldspeak

[ ohld-speek ]

noun
  1. (sometimes initial capital letter) standard English, in contrast to English that is overly technical, politically correct, euphemistic, etc.: Compare newspeak.

Origin of oldspeak

1
Coined by George Orwell in his novel, 1984 (1949)

Words Nearby oldspeak

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