Jargonist

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Jargonist One addicted to jargon; one who uses cant or slang.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jargonist One who uses a particular jargon or phraseology; one who repeats by rote popular phrases, professional slang, or the like.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Jargonist one who uses jargon
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. jargon, prob. conn. with L. garrīre, to prattle.

Usage

In literature:

But even the logical fribble, even the logical jargonist, was bound to be exact.
"The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory" by George Saintsbury
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