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1. legalese

noun. ['ˈlɛgəˌliːs'] a style that uses the abstruse technical vocabulary of the law.

Synonyms

  • style

Antonyms

  • verboseness
  • inelegance

Etymology

  • -ese (English)
  • -eis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • legal (English)
  • legalis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Legalese

  • irianese
  • petrosynthese
  • sangiovese
  • viennese

Sentences with legalese


1. Adjective
If you're not sure of the legalese, have a lawyer look it over.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The mortgage servicing disclosure statement might seem like arcane legalese to you.

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