Definition of bafflegab in English:


Line breaks: baffle|gab
Pronunciation: /ˈbaf(ə)lgab


[mass noun] North American informal
  • Incomprehensible or pretentious verbiage, especially bureaucratic jargon.
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    • FLUFF APPRECIATION DAY (In honor of all those who excel in the art of bureaucratic bafflegab, delightful double-speak, and twisted-tongued titillations)
    • ‘It is through such bafflegab that bureaucracies attempt to avoid responsibility and bureaucrats seek anonymity,’ he said.
    • We were discussing the Reflections document and the ecclesial bafflegab of which it is composed.

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