[ UK /dˈʌbə‍lspˌiːk/ ]
[ US /ˈdəbəɫˌspik/ ]
  1. any language that pretends to communicate but actually does not
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How To Use doublespeak In A Sentence

  • With the rise of doublespeak, or what is commonly known as "political correctness", we have already begun the journey of reshaping our language along those lines which fit an orthodoxy of "acceptability". Archive 2007-05-01
  • Columnist Max Castro writes in today's Miami Herald about one double standard that is of a type that "infuriates" other nations:On Tuesday, the United States gave its blessing to a program -- known in bureaucratic doublespeak as the ''Airbridge Denial Program'' -- that allows Colombian fighter pilots to shoot down unarmed civilian aircraft suspected of carrying drugs. Archive 2003-08-01
  • It's fitting that in speaking her mind on behalf of her constituents, she stays away from the convoluted doublespeak that passes for political rhetoric these days and, instead, calls'em like she sees'em.
  • Well, for a lady who thinks she can accuse the CIA of lying to her and not expect repercussions, I guess this sort of misguided doublespeak is par for the course. dreamer Pelosi: There will be public option in House health care bill
  • Instead, he retreated behind the refuge of denial and doublespeak.
  • That guy has doublespeak down to an art form, like really good poetry.
  • The desire to disable corporate jargon and political doublespeak is a mission that Mullen shares with the Language Poets, but that is not the only area of expression that focuses her interest.
  • ‡ Orwell coined the term doublespeak to describe one kind of propaganda practiced by the state in Nineteen Eighty-Four. Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • His witty sarcasm has been replaced by the still-ironic but much less amusing regime of menacing doublespeak.
  • The timing could be a mere coincidence; it could also be plain doublespeak.
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