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twaddle

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noun twad·dle \ˈtwä-dəl\

Simple Definition of twaddle

  • : foolish words or ideas

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of twaddle

  1. 1a :  silly idle talk :  drivelb :  something insignificant or worthless :  nonsense <that idea is pure twaddle>

  2. 2 :  one that twaddles :  twaddler

Examples of twaddle in a sentence

  1. We don't believe that twaddle anymore.

  2. <the novel's elaborate theory detailing a supposed 2,000-year-old conspiracy is mostly tiresome twaddle>



Origin of twaddle

probably alteration of English dialect twattle idle talk


First Known Use: 1782

Rhymes with twaddle


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twaddle

verb, twad·dle

Definition of twaddle

twaddledtwaddling play \ˈtwäd-liŋ, ˈtwä-dəl-iŋ\

twaddler play \ˈtwäd-lər, ˈtwä-dəl-ər\ noun


1826

First Known Use of twaddle

1826



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