verb pif·fle \ˈpi-fəl\
pif·fledpif·fling \-f(ə-)liŋ\

Definition of PIFFLE

intransitive verb
:  to talk or act in a trivial, inept, or ineffective way

Origin of PIFFLE

perhaps blend of piddle and trifle
First Known Use: circa 1878

Rhymes with PIFFLE



: words or ideas that are false or silly

Full Definition of PIFFLE

:  trivial nonsense <pseudo-scientific piffle>

Examples of PIFFLE

  1. His story is complete piffle.
  2. <the belief that soda is made out of acid is just piffle>

First Known Use of PIFFLE


Rhymes with PIFFLE


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