Definitions for journaleseˌdʒɜr nlˈiz, -ˈis
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jour•nal•eseˌdʒɜr nlˈiz, -ˈis(n.)
a style of writing regarded as typical of newspapers and magazines.
Origin of journalese:
the style in which newspapers are written
A style of writing used in some newspapers and magazines, characterized by clichu00E9, hyperbolic language and clipped syntax.
Journalese is the artificial or hyperbolic, and sometimes over-abbreviated, language regarded as characteristic of the popular media. Joe Grimm, formerly of the Detroit Free Press, likened journalese to a "stage voice": "We write journalese out of habit, sometimes from misguided training, and to sound urgent, authoritative and, well, journalistic. But it doesn't do any of that."
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