Definition of Jargonists

1. Noun. (plural of jargonist) ¹



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Definition of Jargonists

1. jargonist [n] - See also: jargonist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jargonists

jargon aphasia
jargonaut
jargonauts
jargoned
jargoneer
jargoneers
jargonel
jargonelle
jargonelles
jargonels
jargonic
jargoning
jargonish
jargonist
jargonistic
jargonists (current term)
jargonium
jargonization
jargonizations
jargonize
jargonized
jargonizes
jargonizing
jargonless
jargons
jargony
jargoon
jargoons
jarhead
jarheads

Literary usage of Jargonists

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1. The English Novel: Being a Short Sketch of Its History from the Earliest by Walter Alexander Raleigh (1904)
"... and jargonists are mere' types, the products of a busy comic wit that has lost its way. Miss Cecilia Beverley, older than Miss Evelina Anville and a ..."

2. A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1900) by George Saintsbury (1906)
"... he has before him the long procession of ingenious jargonists whose jargon has been in its turn hailed as a revelation and dismissed as an old song. ..."

3. English Prose: Selections by Henry Craik (1895)
"Of the sect of jargonists," answered Mr. Gosport; "he has not an ambition beyond paying a passing compliment, nor a word to make use of that he has not ..."

4. Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1883)
"Nothing in the language of those jargonists at whom Mr. Gosport laughed, nothing in the language of Sir Sedley ..."

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