sociologese

noun

so·​ci·​ol·​o·​gese ˌsō-sē-ˌä-lə-ˈjēz How to pronounce sociologese (audio)
ˌsō-shē-,
-ˈjēs
: a style of writing held to be characteristic of sociologists

Word History

Etymology

sociology + -ese entry 2

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sociologese was in 1940

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Cite this Entry

“Sociologese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sociologese. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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