[ sahy-koh-bab-uh l ]
/ ˈsaɪ koʊˌbæb əl /
writing or talk using jargon from psychiatry or psychotherapy without particular accuracy or relevance.
Words nearby psychobabble
Origin of psychobabble
OTHER WORDS FROM psychobabblepsy·cho·bab·bler, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for psychobabble
/ (ˈsaɪkəʊˌbæbəl) /
informal the jargon of psychology, esp as used and popularized in various types of psychotherapy
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Medical definitions for psychobabble
[ sī′kō-băb′əl ]
Psychological jargon, especially that of psychotherapy.
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