doublespeak

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noun dou·ble·speak \ˈdə-bəl-ˌspēk\

Definition of doublespeak

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

doublespeaker

play \-ˌspē-kər\ noun

First Known Use of doublespeak

1952


DOUBLESPEAK Defined for English Language Learners

doublespeak

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noun

Definition of doublespeak for English Language Learners

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

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