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Definition of "doublespeak" [doublespeak]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "doublespeak" in a sentence
  • "‡ Orwell coined the term doublespeak to describe one kind of propaganda practiced by the state in Nineteen Eighty-Four."
  • "But then doublespeak is the lingua franca of the fight game – not that Chisora is complaining about a deal that could deliver not just one Klitschko but both of them."
  • "Obama's slavish conformity to pro-choice doublespeak is especially relentless."