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twaddle

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noun twad·dle \ˈtwä-dəl\

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 and Etymology of twaddle

probably alteration of English dialect twattle idle talk


First Known Use: 1782


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twaddle

verb twad·dle

Definition of twaddle

twaddled

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twaddling

play \ˈtwäd-liŋ, ˈtwä-dəl-iŋ\

twaddler

play \ˈtwäd-lər, ˈtwä-dəl-ər\ noun

1826

First Known Use of twaddle

1826


TWADDLE Defined for English Language Learners

twaddle

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Definition of twaddle for English Language Learners

  • : foolish words or ideas



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