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doublespeak

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noun dou·ble·speak \ˈdə-bəl-ˌspēk\

Simple Definition of doublespeak

  • : language that can be understood in more than one way and that is used to trick or deceive people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of doublespeak

  1. :  language used to deceive usually through concealment or misrepresentation of truth; also :  gobbledygook

doublespeaker play \-ˌspē-kər\ noun

1952

First Known Use of doublespeak

1952


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