Definitions for buzzwordˈbʌzˌwɜrd

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  1. buzzword, cant(noun)

    stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition


  1. buzzword(Noun)

    A word drawn from or imitative of technical jargon, and often rendered meaningless and fashionable through abuse by non-technical persons in a seeming show of familiarity with the subject.

    Their salespeople know all the right buzzwords, but they canu2019t really help you solve your problems.

  2. Origin: U.S. 1970s from buzz + word


  1. Buzzword

    A buzzword is a word or phrase used to impress, or an expression which is fashionable. Buzzwords often originate in jargon. Buzzwords are often neologisms. The term was first used in 1946 as student slang.

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