from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To translate into jargon.
  • intransitive v. To talk or write jargon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To speak or write using jargon.
  • v. To convert into jargon; to express using jargon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To speak a jargon; utter uncouth and unintelligible sounds.


jargon +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)


  • I'd say: more generally widespread among people. who jargonize about computing so often in their daily work that they often forget that not everybody, even in a country where people are as clever about English as German/Austrian/Swiss folks are (we all know that 100% population in these places speak a very perfect English) do understand what "downgrade" means.

    Planet Debian


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