Day-28 (Jargon)

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Word:
Jargon

Status:
Noun

Meaning:
The language used for a particular activity or by a particular group of people

Examples:
1) confused, unintelligible language
2) a strange, outlandish language or dialect
3) a hybrid language or dialect simplified in vocabulary and grammar and used for communication between people of different speech
4) the technical terminology or characteristic idiom of a special group or activity
5) obscure and often pretentious language marked by long words

Sentences:
1) The medical jargon was difficult for the layman to understand.
2) I read an academic essay filled with jargon.

Origin:
From Middle English jargounen which means 'to chatter'.

First use:
14th century

Synonyms:
argot, cant, dialect, terminology, jive, language, lingo, patois, patter, shop, shoptalk, slang, vocabulary

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Word:
Jargon

Status:
Verb

Meaning:
Twitter, warble, jargonise

Sentence:
The birds began jargoning to greet the dawn.

First use:
14th century

Synonyms:
cheep, chirrup, chitter, chirp, peep, pip, pipe, tweet, twitter

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