-speak

[[t]-spiːk[/t]]
COMB in N-UNCOUNT (disapproval)
-speak is used to form nouns which refer to the kind of language used by a particular person or by people involved in a particular activity. You use -speak when you disapprove of this kind of language because it is difficult for other people to understand.

Solicitor-speak is believed to be a reason why two out of three people die without making a will...

Unfortunately, the simplicity of this message is almost lost within his constant management-speak.


English dictionary. 2008.

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