gobbledygook


gob·ble·dy·gook

noun \ˈgä-bəl-dē-ˌgk, -ˌgük\

: speech or writing that is complicated and difficult to understand

Full Definition of GOBBLEDYGOOK

:  wordy and generally unintelligible jargon

Variants of GOBBLEDYGOOK

gob·ble·dy·gook also gob·ble·de·gook \ˈgä-bəl-dē-ˌgk, -ˌgük\

Examples of GOBBLEDYGOOK

  1. The report is just a bunch of gobbledygook.
  2. <cut through the gobbledygook and just tell me what the final cost of the car would be>

Origin of GOBBLEDYGOOK

irregular from gobble, noun
First Known Use: 1944

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