Definitions

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  • n. Someone who uses jargon excessively.

Etymologies

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Blend of jargon and argonaut

Examples

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  • Whatever The interjection "meh" has beaten "frenemy", "huggles" and "jargonaut" for inclusion in the 30th anniversary edition of the Collins English Dictionary following an invitation ...

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  • jargonaut, south london, 30/11/2011 12:28 What an absolute farce this enquiry has become!

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  • Yep, that works.

    September 14, 2007

  • What about jargonaire?

    September 13, 2007

  • Fair enough. Thanks for sharing.

    September 12, 2007

  • I guess, it doesn't really make much sense when you interpret it that way, which is why I don't like it.

    September 3, 2007

  • I wasn't thinking at all, I was just quoting :) Much easier. But what do you mean - what would a jargony argonaut say?

    September 3, 2007

  • This one is close, but not quite there. Instead of thinking jargon plus juggernaut, I think jargon plus argonaut.

    September 2, 2007

  • jargonaut noun. "A person who uses a an excessive number of jargon terms when speaking or writing." See Word Spy:

    http://www.wordspy.com/words/jargonaut.asp

    September 2, 2007