Definition of technobabble in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈteknōˌbabəl/


Incomprehensible technical jargon.
Example sentences
  • There's some astonishing imagination at work here, and when the big central concept is revealed, near the end, it makes sense and is convincing rather than being empty technobabble.
  • Unfortunately, it leaves the public in the position of trying to discern legitimate science from nonsensical technobabble.
  • All of this technobabble will cease very shortly.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: tech·no·bab·ble

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.