journalese

noun
jour·​nal·​ese | \ ˌjər-nə-ˈlēz How to pronounce journalese (audio) , -ˈlēs \

Definition of journalese

: a style of writing held to be characteristic of newspapers

First Known Use of journalese

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Journalese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/journalese. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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