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mumbo jumbo

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mumbo jumbo

  1. unintelligible or meaningless talk <the soothsayer's predictions were nothing but mumbo jumbo> Synonyms abracadabra, babble, blabber, burble, double Dutch, double-talk, drivel, gabble, gibber, jabber, jabberwocky, gibberish, nonsense, prattle, slobberRelated Words blah (also blah-blah), hocus-pocus, hokeypokey, twaddle; chatter, gab, patter, prate, tattle, twitter; cackle, clack, clatter




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