Word:

legalese

n.1.A style of writing or speaking heavily emphasizing the abstruse technical vocabulary of the law, to the point where a speech or document may be incomprehensible to non-specialists.
Noun1.legalese - a style that uses the abstruse technical vocabulary of the law
legalese - Dense, pedantic verbiage in a language description, product specification, or interface standard; text that seems designed to obfuscate and requires a language lawyer to parse it. Though hackers are not afraid of high information density and complexity in language (indeed, they rather enjoy both), they share a deep and abiding loathing for legalese; they associate it with deception, suits, and situations in which hackers generally get the short end of the stick.
expressive style, style
Browse
Legal person
legal philosophy
legal power
legal principle
legal proceeding
legal profession
legal relation
legal representation
legal representative
legal residence
legal right
legal separation
legal status
legal system
legal tender
legal transfer
-- legalese --
Legalis homo
legalisation
legalise
Legalism
Legalist
Legality
Legalization
Legalize
Legally
Legantine
Legantine constitutions
Legatary
Legate
Legatee
Legates
Legateship
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home