jargonize

verb

jar·​gon·​ize ˈjär-gə-ˌnīz How to pronounce jargonize (audio)
jargonized; jargonizing

transitive verb

1
: to make into jargon
2
: to express in jargon

intransitive verb

: to speak or write jargon

Word History

First Known Use

1803, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of jargonize was in 1803

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“Jargonize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jargonize. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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