buzzword buzzword  /ˈbəz wərd/


  • (n) stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition


  1. This word transcended mere buzzword.
  2. As corporate America struggles to promote more women and minorities up the ladder, a new workplace buzzword is moving from executive suite to lowly cubicle.
  3. This word, which disproportionately described female voters, recalls PTI's 2007 buzzword of the year: cougar, i.


  1. 'Big Data = Big Business: Put Social Media Analytics Into Action,' Presented by Marketwired

    Big data is a big buzzword in public relations circles today, but smart brands have learned to filter social media noise into actionable insights to better support their customer service, public relations ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Could The Next Console Generation Lead To Video Game Oversharing?

    There's one buzzword that had gamers' eyes rolling during many conferences at E3, and no, it wasn't "Kinect." Rather, it would be "social," or its counterparts "social media" or "sharing," which at least Sony and Microsoft want to ensure is a big part of their coming consoles.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. How To Get Your Organization Out Of The Box

    For decades ?thinking outside the box? ? thinking differently -- has become the buzzword of a business world and consulting industry-seeking ways to foster creativity and innovation in a fast changing environment.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Forbes

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  1. "The words 'path to citizenship' is a buzzword for amnesty. We ought to be honest, it is amnesty," said Rep. James Sensenbrenner, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.
    on May 28, 2006 By: James Sensenbrenner Source: FOXNews

  2. "It is a relief," said Flowers, whose side had lost their three previous matches. "You can make a mountain out of a molehill. But today our shape was better. It was always going to be a tight game. The buzzword from Saturday was, 'Can we keep...
    on Oct 27, 2007 By: Tim Flowers Source:

  3. "These egg producers, egged on by their trade association, is brazenly putting omega-3 claims in big print on the front of the labels, knowing that that is a buzzword that will attract people," says Michael Jacobson of the CSPI.
    on Jun 22, 2007 By: Michael Jacobson Source: CBS News

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