|Examples (English words often considered buzzwords)|
buzzword (plural buzzwords)
- (derogatory) A word drawn from, or imitative of, technical jargon, used more to impress others than to convey meaning.
- Their salespeople know all the right buzzwords, but they can’t really help you solve your problems.
- 2018 June 19, Gideon Lewis-Kraus, “Inside the Crypto World's Biggest Scandal”, in Wired, ISSN 1059-1028:
- There is great confusion and debate about what a blockchain even is—some people argue it’s become a meaningless buzzword—but the standard definition describes a shared, decentralized, cryptographically secure, immutable digital ledger.
- → Dutch: buzzword, buzzwoord
- → German: Buzzword
- → Hebrew: זמזומילה (zimzumilá) (calque)
- → Portuguese: buzzword
word drawn from or imitative of technical jargon
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buzzword m or f (plural buzzwords)
- buzzword (fashionable technical jargon)