- Meaningless talk, often meant to impress the ignorant or conceal the truth.
His sales-pitch was pure bafflegab.
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bafflegab — [“baef lgaeb] n. confusing jargon. □ Don’t throw that bafflegab at me. Use English. □ Watch out for the bafflegab they use to try to sell that stuff … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
bafflegab — bafflegabber, n. /baf euhl gab /, n. Slang. confusing or generally unintelligible jargon; gobbledegook: an insurance policy written in bafflegab impenetrable to a lay person. [1950 55; BAFFLE + GAB1] * * * … Universalium
bafflegab — Meaningless talk, often meant to impress the ignorant or conceal the truth. His sales pitch was pure bafflegab … Dictionary of american slang
bafflegab — confusing statements, jargon, political language There was a lot of bafflegab in the speech, a lot of nonsense … English idioms
bafflegab — noun Date: 1952 gobbledygook … New Collegiate Dictionary
bafflegab — noun Language whose purpose is to obscure, confuse, or mislead … Wiktionary
bafflegab — n. (Slang) gobbledegook; nonsense … English contemporary dictionary
bafflegab — [ baf(ə)lgab] noun N. Amer. informal incomprehensible or pretentious jargon … English new terms dictionary
bafflegab — ¦ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: baffle (II) + gab (III) : gobbledygook … Useful english dictionary
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