Top Definition
Having the correct structure and syntax in a language, e.g., English, but actually meaningless.
Have you read Condi Rice's latest excuse? It's completely grocid!
by szabi November 27, 2007
Political speech. Educated nonsense. Cargo-cult educated discourse.
The canonical example of grocid speech is from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll

Alice had been looking over his shoulder with some curiosity. 'What a funny watch!' she remarked. 'It tells the day of the month, and doesn't tell what o'clock it is!'
'Why should it?' muttered the Hatter. 'Does YOUR watch tell you what year it is?'
'Of course not,' Alice replied very readily: 'but that's because it stays the same year for such a long time together.'
'Which is just the case with MINE,' said the Hatter.
Alice felt dreadfully puzzled. The Hatter's remark seemed to have no sort of meaning in it, and yet it was certainly English. 'I don't quite understand you,' she said, as politely as she could.
by gabor_denes June 24, 2012
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