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gibberish

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noun gib·ber·ish \ˈji-b(ə-)rish, ˈgi-\

Simple Definition of gibberish

  • : foolish, confused, or meaningless words

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gibberish

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

Examples of gibberish in a sentence

  1. She was talking gibberish in her sleep.

  2. <was so excited he could only talk gibberish>



Origin and Etymology of gibberish

probably from gibber


First Known Use: circa 1554


GIBBERISH Defined for Kids

gibberish

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noun gib·ber·ish \ˈji-bə-rish\

Definition of gibberish for Students

  1. :  confused meaningless talk





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