twaddle


1twad·dle

noun \ˈtwä-dəl\

: foolish words or ideas

Full Definition of TWADDLE

1
a :  silly idle talk :  drivel
b :  something insignificant or worthless :  nonsense <that idea is pure twaddle>
2
:  one that twaddles :  twaddler

Examples of TWADDLE

  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

2twaddle

verb
twad·dledtwad·dling \ˈtwäd-liŋ, ˈtwä-dəl-iŋ\

Definition of TWADDLE

:  prate, babble
twad·dler \ˈtwäd-lər, ˈtwä-dəl-ər\ noun

First Known Use of TWADDLE

1826

Rhymes with TWADDLE

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