Definition of doublespeak in English:
Deliberately euphemistic, ambiguous, or obscure language: the art of political doublespeak
More example sentences
- His oratory and intellectual robustness a breath of fresh air from the political doublespeak that obscures the core issues of the conflict.
- The desire to disable corporate jargon and political doublespeak is a mission that Mullen shares with the Language Poets, but that is not the only area of expression that focuses her interest.
- At best doublespeak makes language sound messy and vague; at worst it makes lies sound like truth.
1950s: often attributed incorrectly to George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan