noun Date: 1954 the jargon used especially by educational theorists

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  • educationese — the jargon of school administrators, 1966, from EDUCATION (Cf. education) + ESE (Cf. ese) …   Etymology dictionary

  • educationese — /ej oo kay sheuh neez , nees /, n. the jargon associated with the field of education. [EDUCATION + ESE] * * * …   Universalium

  • educationese — ed·u·ca·tion·ese …   English syllables

  • educationese — ˌejəˌkāshəˈnēz, ēs noun ( s) : the jargonistic language used especially by educational theorists …   Useful english dictionary

  • edubabble — n. A pejorative term for the jargon filled concepts that characterize education theories and studies. Example Citation: Here s a news flash: schoolchildren don t like homework! It gets in the way of television viewing and social activities. And… …   New words

  • gobbledegook — n 1. obfuscation, confusion, complexity, buzz word; educationese, computerese, academese, bureaucratese, legalese, medicalese; wordiness, verbosity, prolixity, prolixness, verbiage, verbalism; diffuseness, profuseness, profusiveness, effusion,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • jargon — n 1. cant, argot, patois, Inf. lingo, slang; vernacular, idiom, parlance, dialect, tongue; pidgin, Creole. 2. phraseology, diction, usage, vocabulary, specialized or professional language; educationese, computerese, academese, bureaucratese,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • language — n 1. speech, tongue, dialect, parlance, idiolect; vernacular, common speech, vulgate, vulgar tongue; mother tongue, native tongue, parent language, linguistic stock; slang, idiom, vulgarism, colloquialism, vernacularism, archaism; patois, pidgin …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • patois — n 1. regional or provincial speech, vernacular, vulgar tongue, peasant dialect, native or mother tongue; idiom, parlance, dialect, Inf. lingo, colloquial speech. 2. trade language, lingua franca, peddler s French, St. Giles Greek, pidgin, pidgin… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • terminology — n nomenclature, terms, language, vocabulary; wording, phrasing, phraseology, locution; jargon, Inf. lingo, argot, cant; bureaucratese, journalese, newspaperese, businessese, shoptalk, Washington ese, Pentagonese, officialese, newspeak,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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