Double speak is the use of language that is designed to seem honest but is actually deceiving. For example, a politician might say one thing, but mean another.

  • The politician is using double speak by saying that he is against the treaty, but he actually supports it.

  • The company is using double speak by saying that they are going to increase the salary, but they are actually going to give the employees a raise.

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Example Sentences for doublespeak

  • 1

    There is no use of unintelligible argot, doublespeak, legalese, or jargon.

  • 2

    I 've had quite enough of his prevarication and doublespeak.

  • 3

    Not with creationism, but with the doublespeak.

  • 4

    So it is not in the least doublespeak.

  • 5

    That's doublespeak, and its bad for the project.

  • 6

    No amount of doublespeak is going to change that.

  • 7

    If not, it is you who's doing the doublespeak.

  • 8

    They are not doublespeak and have no place here.

  • 9

    It doesn't strike me as cult doublespeak.

  • 10

    And here we have a typical doublespeak.