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double–talk

noun

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  1. 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 danceRelated Words bureaucratese, computerese, educationese, governmentese, legalese, Pentagonese, psychobabble, technobabble; bombast, fustian, gas, grandiloquence, hot air, hype, oratory, rhetoric, wind

  2. 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> Synonyms abracadabra, babble, blabber, burble, double Dutch, double-talk, drivel, gabble, gibber, jabber, jabberwocky, mumbo jumbo, nonsense, prattle, slobberRelated Words blah (also blah-blah), hocus-pocus, hokeypokey, twaddle; chatter, gab, patter, prate, tattle, twitter; cackle, clack, clatter




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