doublespeak doublespeak  /ˈdə bəl ˌspik/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any language that pretends to communicate but actually does not

Usage(s):

  1. Teachers are capable of doublespeak too.
  2. His conclusion: Irish doublespeak creates intolerable levels of ambiguity that help produce schizophrenia.
  3. Article 9 has been so diluted by doublespeak as to become virtually meaningless.

News

  1. Research and Markets: Gasoline Engines will Continue to Dominate and Remain Central to CAFE Compliance

    EDITOR's NOTE: The Auto Channel has editorialized that CAFE Compliance is just clever Big Oil Doublespeak, another way to help Big Oil continue the gasoline monopoly.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Auto Channel

  2. Research and Markets: CEO 360 Degree Perspective of the North American Powertrain Market - Gasoline Engines will ...

    EDITOR's NOTE: The Auto Channel has editorialized that CAFE Compliance is just clever Big Oil Doublespeak, another way to help Big Oil continue the gasoline monopoly.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Auto Channel

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Quotes

  1. "That's Washington doublespeak," McCain said. "I committed to public financing. He committed to public financing. It's not any more complicated than that. I'll keep my word, and I want him to keep his."
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Kansas City Star

  2. "Pranab Mukherjee appreciated the West Bengal Government on February 2 and March 2 for undertaking development programmes. This shows his doublespeak. He must now answer why this double standard in just one month," CPI(M) Politburo member Brinda...
    on Apr 6, 2009 By: Brinda Karat Source: Indian Express

  3. "This kind of gamesmanship" Obama said, "is exactly the kid of doublespeak, doubletalk, that Washington is very good at, that people who spend a lot of time in Washington have a lot of experience at. But it's not going to solve the problems...
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

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