-ese

UK [iːz] / US suffix showing disapproval
used with nouns and adjectives to make nouns that refer to a style of language that is typical of a particular group of people

journalese (= language that is typical of journalism)

officialese (= language that is typical of officials)


English dictionary. 2014.

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