Definitions

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  • suffix Indicates a manner of speech typical of or characterized by the root term.

Etymologies

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Likely from newspeak, coined by George Orwell in 1984.

Examples

  • Jargonauts a play on Argonauts and an example of the -nauts combiner used by Reaganauts like to use -speak as their combiner.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Jargonauts a play on Argonauts and an example of the -nauts combiner used by Reaganauts like to use -speak as their combiner.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Jargonauts a play on Argonauts and an example of the -nauts combiner used by Reaganauts like to use -speak as their combiner.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Jargonauts a play on Argonauts and an example of the -nauts combiner used by Reaganauts like to use -speak as their combiner.

    No Uncertain Terms

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