Verboticism: Technobabble

Technobabble

Created by: Mustang

Definition: v. To engage in conversation while using a technical device, like a TV or computer, to keep you sharp, in case the discussion gets dull. n. A two-way conversation which is technically one-sided.

Pronunciation: TEK-no-babl

Sentence: Lance is a techie dweeb and a social nerd so it just comes natural to him to sprinkle all kinds of technobabble in all of his conversations, a practice that really irritates his fiancé, Paula, as she is totally techno illiterate.

Etymology: Blend of 'technology' (the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life) and 'babble' (To utter a meaningless confusion of words or sounds)

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