Definition of legalese
noun - uncountable
- pejorative term for the formal language used in legal speech and legal documents.
Citation from "Forget high tech, jurors and judge stick to notes", AP, Don Babwin, Aug 15 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
- See more words with the same meaning: corporate-speak (list of).
- See more words with the same meaning: the law (related to).
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Other terms relating to 'corporate-speak (list of)':
|Definitions include: an item on a "to do" list.|
|Definitions include: to reduce the number of people employed in an organization or company to the point that there are no longer enough to carry out the work effectively.|
|Definitions include: to debate at length on an unimportant decision.|
|Definitions include: from now, into the future.|
|Definitions include: to stick one's head up out of a cubicle to look at something.|
|Definitions include: crazy, irrational.|
Other terms relating to 'the law (related to)':
|Definitions include: acronym for "I am not a constitutional lawyer".|
|Definitions include: to retain an attorney or attorneys|
|Definitions include: to prosecute to the full extent of the law.|
|Definitions include: An acronym has been invented for the term, but long after the term entered use: "Beautiful Intellectuals That Cause Hard-ons."|
|Definitions include: to retain legal counsel.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "some other dude did it".|
|Definitions include: Older slang term used to refer to one's "lawyer" or "attorney"|
|Definitions include: acronym for "I am not a lawyer."|
|Definitions include: acronym for "I am a lawyer".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "I am not your lawyer".|
|Definitions include: nose.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "this is not legal advice".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "you are not a lawyer."|
|Definitions include: the effect whereby jurors in criminal trials believe scientist expert witnesses because the expert witnesses remind them of characters in television crime dramas like "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation".|
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|Definitions include: to achieve something by accident.|
|Definitions include: a (usually) older male who is dating a (usually) younger female and gives her a lot of gifts and money, like a father might give to his daughter.|
|Definitions include: In the same tradition as calling shotgun, these two terms refer to the back seats on the left and right side of the vehicle.|
|Definitions include: pulling oneself up.|
|Definitions include: without money.|
|Definitions include: a programming language with strict, static typing.|
|Definitions include: someone able to "acquire" things of value (usually by stealing them).|
|Definitions include: "somebody".|
|Definitions include: shit, or if something is shitty.|
|Definitions include: unappealing food.|
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