journalese








noun

  1. a manner of writing or speaking characterized by clichés, occasional neologism, archness, sensationalizing adjectives, unusual or faulty syntax, etc., used by some journalists, especially certain columnists, and regarded as typical journalistic style.
  2. writing or expression in this manner: Get that journalese out of your copy!

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or characterized by this manner (often used predicatively): That word’s not English, it’s journalese.

noun

  1. derogatory a superficial cliché-ridden style of writing regarded as typical of newspapers

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