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Language characteristic of official documents or statements, especially when obscure, pretentiously wordy, or excessively formal.
language characteristic of official documents, esp when verbose or pedantic
of•fi•cial•ese(əˌfɪʃ əˈliz, -ˈlis)
a style of language typically used in official statements, characterized by polysyllabic jargon and pretentiously wordy phrasing.
language characteristic of officialdom, typified by polysyllabism and much periphrasis. Cf. bureaucratese, federalese.See also: Bureaucracy
language characteristic of officialdom, typified by polysyllabism and much periphrasis.See also: Language Style
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|Noun||1.||officialese - the style of writing characteristic of some government officials: formal and obscure|