There are 2 definitions of jargon in English:

jargon1

Line breaks: jar¦gon
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɑːɡ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
1Special words or expressions used by a profession or group that are difficult for others to understand: legal jargon
More example sentences
  • This is the essential function of a cliché, and of cant and jargon; to neutralise expression and ‘vanish memory’.
  • Jargon is a kind of SHORTHAND that makes long explanations unnecessary.
  • In fact ask any management specialist, from any sector, to exclude every word of jargon from a conversation, and there is likely to be silence.
Synonyms
specialized language, technical language, slang, cant, idiom, argot, patter, patois, vernacular; computerese, legalese, bureaucratese, journalese, psychobabble; unintelligible language, obscure language, gobbledegook, gibberish, double Dutch
1.1 archaic A form of language regarded as barbarous, debased, or hybrid.

Origin

late Middle English (originally in the sense 'twittering, chattering', later 'gibberish'): from Old French jargoun, of unknown origin. The main sense dates from the mid 17th century.

Derivatives

jargonistic

Pronunciation: /-ˈnɪstɪk/
adjective
More example sentences
  • The man who helped to change the face of literary studies despised what he calls here ‘jaw-shattering jargonistic postmodernism’, and gave up reading cultural theory years earlier.
  • Obscure and jargonistic text is not informative.
  • In the end, they resort to jargonistic platforms and abstract slogans about democracy that are unappealing to the public.

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There are 2 definitions of jargon in English:

jargon2

Line breaks: jar¦gon
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɑːɡ(ə)n
 
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(also jargoon /dʒɑːˈɡuːn/)

noun

[mass noun]
A translucent, colourless, or smoky gem variety of zircon.
More example sentences
  • In India today the jargoon is sold as a stone which protects the wearer from poison and evil spirits.
  • The zircon, hyacinth, jacinth, or jargoon belong to the tetragonal system of crystallization.
  • He is presented with a belt whose clasp is ornamented with jargoon, a kind of yellowish stone.

Origin

mid 18th century: from French, from Italian giargone; probably ultimately related to zircon.

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