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buzzword

[ buhz-wurd ]SEE DEFINITION OF buzzword

Synonyms for buzzword

  • jargon
  • slang
  • argot
  • cant
  • doublespeak
  • lingo
  • phraseology
  • fuzzword
  • mediaspeak
  • policyspeak
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Antonyms for buzzword

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUZZWORD

Netconomy started as a buzzword, joining net, network, and economy.

WORD ORIGIN

also buzz word, 1946, from buzz (n.) + word (n.). Noted as Harvard student slang for the key words in a lecture or reading. Perhaps from the use of buzz in the popular counting game.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BUZZWORD

banality

nouncommon saying

meme

nouncultural item repeatedly transmitted
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