buzzword


buzz·word

noun \ˈbəz-ˌwərd\

: a word or phrase that becomes very popular for a period of time

Full Definition of BUZZWORD

1
:  an important-sounding usually technical word or phrase often of little meaning used chiefly to impress laymen
2
:  a voguish word or phrase —called also buzz phrase

First Known Use of BUZZWORD

1946

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