indirect, jargon-laden language of a kind typically found in directives, memos, etc. issued by bureaucrats
A style of language characterized by the use of abstract nouns, jargon, and euphemism considered typical of bureaucrats.
- A style of language, typically used by bureaucrats, that uses jargon or euphemism to the detriment of broader understanding.
- Any language containing many non-essential words intended to imply more importance or intelligence than is actually present.
- The company president's annual statement was complete bureaucratese: it was completely content-free.
bureaucrat + -ese