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piffle

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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: 1847


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piffle

noun pif·fle

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


PIFFLE Defined for English Language Learners


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piffle

noun pif·fle

Definition of piffle for English Language Learners

  • : words or ideas that are false or silly



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