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nukespeak

[noook-speek nyoook-] /ˈnɒukˌspik ˈnyɒuk-/
noun
1.
Informal. euphemistic language and obscuring jargon used in discussions of nuclear weapons, nuclear power, etc.:
nukespeak that minimizes the risks of nuclear war.
Origin of nukespeak
1975-1980
1975-80; nuke + -speak
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Contemporary definitions for nukespeak
noun

any euphemisms used when discussing nuclear technology or war

Word Origin

1979

Usage Note

slang

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