bafflegab

bafflegab
[“baef lgaeb] n. confusing jargon.
Don’t throw that bafflegab at me. Use English.
Watch out for the bafflegab they use to try to sell that stuff.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • bafflegab — Meaningless talk, often meant to impress the ignorant or conceal the truth. His sales pitch was pure bafflegab …   Dictionary of american slang

  • bafflegab — Meaningless talk, often meant to impress the ignorant or conceal the truth. His sales pitch was pure bafflegab …   Dictionary of american slang

  • bafflegab — confusing statements, jargon, political language    There was a lot of bafflegab in the speech, a lot of nonsense …   English idioms

  • bafflegab — noun Date: 1952 gobbledygook …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bafflegab — noun Language whose purpose is to obscure, confuse, or mislead …   Wiktionary

  • bafflegab — n. (Slang) gobbledegook; nonsense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bafflegab — [ baf(ə)lgab] noun N. Amer. informal incomprehensible or pretentious jargon …   English new terms dictionary

  • bafflegab — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: baffle (II) + gab (III) : gobbledygook …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great Oil Sniffer Hoax — In 1979 Elf Aquitaine, the large French oil company, supported development of a new gravity wave based oil detection system. After spending millions it was revealed to be a scam. Elf lost over $150 million in what is now known as The Great Oil… …   Wikipedia

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