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piffle

play
verb pif·fle \ˈpi-fəl\

Definition of piffle

piffled

piffling

play \-f(ə-)liŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to talk or act in a trivial, inept, or ineffective way



Origin and Etymology of piffle

perhaps blend of piddle and trifle


First Known Use: circa 1878


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piffle

noun pif·fle

Simple Definition of piffle

  • : words or ideas that are false or silly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of piffle

  1. :  trivial nonsense <pseudo-scientific piffle>

Examples of piffle in a sentence

  1. His story is complete piffle.

  2. <the belief that soda is made out of acid is just piffle>



1890

First Known Use of piffle

1890


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