What does journalese mean?

Definitions for journaleseˌdʒɜr nlˈiz, -ˈis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. journalese(noun)

    the style in which newspapers are written


  1. journalese(Noun)

    A style of writing used in some newspapers and magazines, characterized by clichu00E9, hyperbolic language and clipped syntax.


  1. Journalese

    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."


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of journalese in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of journalese in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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