Definition of gibberish
: unintelligible or meaningless language:a : a technical or esoteric (see esoteric 1) language <The doctors spoke to one another in their medical gibberish that I was unable to follow.>b : pretentious or needlessly obscure language <The substance of the philosopher'swork is buried in polysyllabic gibberish.>
Examples of gibberish in a sentence
She was talking gibberish in her sleep.
<was so excited he could only talk gibberish>
Origin and Etymology of gibberish
probably from gibber
First Known Use: circa 1554
GIBBERISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gibberish for English Language Learners
: foolish, confused, or meaningless words
GIBBERISH Defined for Kids
Definition of gibberish for Students
: confused meaningless talk
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