Jargon

Definition of Jargon

Jar´gon   Pronunciation: jär´gǒn
n.1.Confused, unintelligible language; gibberish.
2.an artificial idiom or dialect; cant language; slang.
The jargon which serves the traffickers.
- Johnson.
v. i.1.To utter jargon; to emit confused or unintelligible sounds; to talk unintelligibly, or in a harsh and noisy manner.
[imp. & p. p. Jargoned (-gǒnd); p. pr. & vb. n. Jargoning.]
The noisy jay,
Jargoning like a foreigner at his food.
- Longfellow.
n.1.(Min.) A variety of zircon. See Zircon.

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