lawyerspeak

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

lawyer +‎ -speak

NounEdit

lawyerspeak (uncountable)

  1. (informal) The abstruse jargon of lawyers.
    • 2007 February 22, William Glaberson, “Dodgeballs and Jokes May Seem Too Close for Comfort”, New York Times:
      And, they pointed out in lawyerspeak, “the subplot in plaintiffs’ screenplay about Gordo and his defecation obsession has no analogue in defendants’ motion picture.”

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