double-talk


double–talk

noun

Definition of DOUBLE-TALK

1
language marked by abstractions, jargon, euphemisms, and circumlocutions <the reporter listened to the senator's double-talk for about 30 seconds, and then repeated the question>
Synonyms bafflegab, double-talk, gobbledygook (also gobbledegook), rigmarole (also rigamarole), song and dance
2
unintelligible or meaningless talk <the man on the sidewalk rattled off some double-talk, shoved the petition in my face, and before I realized it, I had added my signature to the list>

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