(Latin: suffix from -ensis, of, belonging to, from [a place]; originating in [a city or country])
Examples of -ese words include Milanese architect, Vietnamese people, with corresponding nouns meaning "native" or "inhabitant of" (a Viennese, the Japanese), "language of" (Chinese, Portuguese), or, by extension, "typical style" or "vocabulary of", as in journalese, bureaucratese, Johnsonese, New Yorkese".
2. A formal or artificial form of communicating that is too often prevalent in institutions of higher education.
2. A style of language, used especially by bureaucrats, that is full of circumlocutions, euphemisms, buzzwords, abstractions, etc.
2. The official Tibeto-Burman language of Myanmar.
2. Language typical of lawyers, laws, legal forms, etc., characterized by archaic usage, prolixity (wordy and tedious), redundancy, and extreme thoroughness.
2. A style of language used in some official statements, often criticized for its use of polysyllabic jargon and obscure, pretentiously wordy phrasing.
3. Language characteristic of official documents or statements, especially when obscure, pretentiously wordy, verbose, or excessively formal.