noun \ˈji-b(ə-)rish, ˈgi-\

: foolish, confused, or meaningless words

Full Definition of GIBBERISH

:  unintelligible or meaningless language:
a :  a technical or esoteric language
b :  pretentious or needlessly obscure language

Examples of GIBBERISH

  1. She was talking gibberish in her sleep.
  2. <was so excited he could only talk gibberish>


probably from gibber
First Known Use: circa 1554


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