[ tek-noh-bab-uhl ]
/ ˈtɛk noʊˌbæb əl /
incomprehensible technical language or jargon.
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Origin of technobabble
First recorded in 1980–85; patterned on psychobabble
Words nearby technobabble
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for technobabble
Bob turned to Henry Hyde, the Republican who died in 2007, and said, “Oh my gosh, what technobabble.”