technobabble

From Wiktionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
technobabble

Plural
none

  1. (informal); (uncountable) Technobabble is a language that appears very technical or scientific, but that has in fact little or no meaning at all.
    Science-fiction often uses technobabble to speak about advanced technologies or non-existant physical phenomena.
    Some advertisers want to impress people by saying their product is very sophisticated, but we know it's just technobabble.

Related words[change]