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2.
(n.) Ambigous word (often hyphenated) that is repeated over and over to win support for a cause. use of buzzwords is not exclusive to any side of the political spectrum, or any particular opinion on any matter.
media bias, fair and balanced, racist, the best, human rights, immoral, moral, homophobe, rightista, good old fashioned values, fascist.


the list is unexhaustive.
by Gumba Gumba August 03, 2004
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1.
These are trendy words and terms used by clueless corporate fatcats. These BMW driving morons are lost and scared when walking through a manufacturing facility alone. They are normally in small groups. The only words they say are "ISO, synergy, delight customers, world class blah, blah, blah.., global, just in time, black belt, six sigma, you get the picture."
"I can't believe that Ben asshole. He comes in at 10:00, says a few buzz words, surfs the net, goes to lunch, comes back at 2:00, makes a phone call, schedules a meeting, says a few more buzz words, takes a horrendous stinking shit, surfs the net again and then goes golfing."
by Running out of patience March 01, 2008
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3.
A contemporary yet cliched word, saying or catchphrase, often used by incompetent managers in an attempt to motivate staff. Which fails.
"Always a pleasure, Mr Ben. Never a chore." - greeting given every day by one of Mr Ben's former supervisors. Example can be found in the book "Managerial Bollocks For Dummies", priced £2.99.
by Mr Ben February 07, 2005
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A buzzword is a term or phrase that sounds good, but mean nothing. Buzzwords are widely used in the media, advertising, politics and other sections of society.
these are all buzzwords: hit single, clinical tests, mateship, fair go, coastal shipping, global warming, international law, morality, peace and justice for all, etc.
by Sparkyyyyyy August 30, 2005
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5.
A seemingly intelligent word that dumb people use to sound smart
Ex.

Steve: We need to enter a new paradigm! Stop making so many egregious errors! Let's be retrospective, but proactive too!

Dan: Wait, paradigm, egregious, retrospective, proactive, aren't those just big words that dumb people use to sound smart?
by Assbank June 09, 2005
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6.
a new popular word or slang phrase for an ordinary occurence with a pre-defined description.
origional phrase " how cool was that"

buzz word: "how slammin was that!"
by matty June 24, 2005
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7.
Any "big" word used by someone of less-than-average intelligence in an attempt to sound intellectual.
'Big' Steph says: "Excuse me Sir I deem that comment to be of a sexist nature as it favours men over women".
by Dr.Evil July 17, 2004
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