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drivel

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of drivel

  1. 1 language, behavior, or ideas that are absurd and contrary to good sense that critic's reviews are nothing but self-important drivel Synonyms applesauce [slang], balderdash, baloney (also boloney), beans, bilge, blah (also blah-blah), blarney, blather, blatherskite, blither, bosh, bull [slang], bunk, bunkum (or buncombe), claptrap, codswallop [British], crapola [slang], crock, nonsense, drool, fiddle, fiddle-faddle, fiddlesticks, flannel [British], flapdoodle, folderol (also falderal), folly, foolishness, fudge, garbage, guff, hogwash, hokeypokey, hokum, hoodoo, hooey, horsefeathers [slang], humbug, humbuggery, jazz, malarkey (also malarky), moonshine, muck, nerts [slang], nuts, piffle, poppycock, punk, rot, rubbish, senselessness, silliness, slush, stupidity, taradiddle (or tarradiddle), tommyrot, tosh, trash, trumpery, twaddleRelated Words absurdity, asininity, fatuity, foolery, idiocy, imbecility, inaneness, inanity, insanity, kookiness, lunacy; absurdness, craziness, madness, senselessness, witlessness; hoity-toity, monkey business, monkeyshine(s), shenanigan(s), tomfoolery; gas, hot air, rigmarole (also rigamarole); double-talk, greek, hocus-pocusNear Antonyms levelheadedness, rationality, reasonability, reasonableness, sensibleness; common sense, horse sense, sense; discernment, judgment (or judgement), wisdom

  2. 2 unintelligible or meaningless talk my roommate talks in her sleep, but it's just drivel Synonyms abracadabra, babble, blabber, burble, double Dutch, double-talk, gibberish, gabble, gibber, jabber, jabberwocky, mumbo jumbo, nonsense, prattle, slobberRelated Words blah (also blah-blah), hocus-pocus, hokeypokey, twaddle; chatter, gab, patter, prate, tattle, twitter; cackle, clack, clatter


drivel

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of drivel

  1. 1 to let saliva or some other substance flow from the mouth the panting dog driveled on my hand Synonyms dribble, drool, salivate, slaver, slobberRelated Words water; expectorate, spit; foam, froth, splutter; sputter

  2. 2 to speak rapidly, inarticulately, and usually unintelligibly he driveled on about his “distinguished” family for what seemed like hours Synonyms bumble, chat, chatter, babble, drool, gabble, gibber, jabber, prattle, sputterRelated Words blabber, blather, bleat, blither, gab, jangle, jaw, patter, prate, rattle, run on, smatter, tittle-tattle, troll, yak (also yack); chunter [British], maunder, mouth, mumble, murmur, mutter; stammer, stutter; screech, shout, shriekNear Antonyms articulate, enunciate, pronounce



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