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hobson-jobson

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EtymologyEdit

After the dictionary Hobson-Jobson.

NounEdit

hobson-jobson (plural hobson-jobsons)

  1. A word or phrase borrowed by one language from another and modified in pronunciation to fit the set of sounds and the spelling the borrowing language typically uses.

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