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buzz word

A term used in a specific way in a particular field, which is often a recent addition to the field’s jargon.
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The buzz word 'Skinny' has been popping up everywhere in the media and as a selling point for consumer goods.
THE latest buzz word "credit crunch" seems an endless echo.
Commenting on his appointment as Star's Director of Innovation, Dave Pearson says: "Innovation is a popular buzz word, but it is often taken to mean 'new ideas', or even 'risky development'.
Building on the work of strategy guru Gary Hamel, this guide shows organizations how to move innovation from a buzz word to a core competency.
The author of this book points out that critical thinking is often used as a buzz word.
My buzz word for the next year is ruthless," said Draper.
Nanomaterials like fullerenes are said to have become the biggest buzz word in materials science today, promising to provide coating systems with functional properties, which may open up completely new markets for organic coatings.
Web Services" is fast becoming the technology buzz word.
Such, globalization is the buzz word that off the tongues of world's financial gurus, but no one has explained what it is much beyond evoking Karl Marx's prediction of an "interdependence of nations.
The broadcast media buzz word during the last week of June was "monopoly.