Definition of ambiloquy in English:

ambiloquy

Pronunciation /amˈbɪləkwi/

noun

  • The use of ambiguous language, especially with the intention of misleading the reader, auditor, etc.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Nathan Bailey (d. 1742), lexicographer and schoolmaster. From post-classical Latin ambiloquium equivocal expression from ambiloquus + -ium.