Fontography is like wine. The connoisseurs speak in a language that only superficially resembles English.
Here’s a list of words. Which of them are terms used in fontography, and which are just pretentious blather?
If you aren’t familiar with font speak, here’s a sample I stole from an old article on the evolution of the Internet explorer logo:
In The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst, “this typeface is described as a heavy un-modulated line and tiny aperture (which) evoke an image of uncultivated strength, force and persistence.”
Bonus link: Cheese or Font?