aca·​de·​mese | \ ə¦kadə¦mēz, ¦akəd-, -ēs \
plural -s

Definition of academese

: a style of writing held to be characteristic of academic people

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First Known Use of academese

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for academese

academ(ic) + -ese entry 2

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“Academese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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