bafflegab
noun Date: 1952 gobbledygook

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  • bafflegab — [“baef lgaeb] n. confusing jargon. □ Don’t throw that bafflegab at me. Use English. □ Watch out for the bafflegab they use to try to sell that stuff …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bafflegab — bafflegabber, n. /baf euhl gab /, n. Slang. confusing or generally unintelligible jargon; gobbledegook: an insurance policy written in bafflegab impenetrable to a lay person. [1950 55; BAFFLE + GAB1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bafflegab — Meaningless talk, often meant to impress the ignorant or conceal the truth. His sales pitch was pure bafflegab …   Dictionary of american slang

  • bafflegab — Meaningless talk, often meant to impress the ignorant or conceal the truth. His sales pitch was pure bafflegab …   Dictionary of american slang

  • bafflegab — confusing statements, jargon, political language    There was a lot of bafflegab in the speech, a lot of nonsense …   English idioms

  • bafflegab — noun Language whose purpose is to obscure, confuse, or mislead …   Wiktionary

  • bafflegab — n. (Slang) gobbledegook; nonsense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bafflegab — [ baf(ə)lgab] noun N. Amer. informal incomprehensible or pretentious jargon …   English new terms dictionary

  • bafflegab — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: baffle (II) + gab (III) : gobbledygook …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great Oil Sniffer Hoax — In 1979 Elf Aquitaine, the large French oil company, supported development of a new gravity wave based oil detection system. After spending millions it was revealed to be a scam. Elf lost over $150 million in what is now known as The Great Oil… …   Wikipedia

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