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drivel

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verb driv·el \ˈdri-vəl\

Simple Definition of drivel

  • : to talk in a very foolish or silly way

Full Definition of drivel

driv·eled or driv·elleddriv·el·ing or driv·el·lingplay \-v(ə-)liŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to let saliva dribble from the mouth :  slaver

  3. 2 :  to talk stupidly and carelessly

driv·el·er play \-v(ə-)lər\ noun

Examples of drivel

  1. What is he driveling about now?

  2. <the panting dog driveled on my hand>



Origin of drivel

Middle English, from Old English dreflian; perhaps akin to Old Norse draf malt dregs


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with drivel


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drivel

noun driv·el

Simple Definition of drivel

  • : foolish writing or speech

Full Definition of drivel

  1. 1 archaic :  drool 1

  2. 2 :  nonsense



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