Definitions for: Twaddle


[n] pretentious or silly talk or writing
[v] speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly



Webster (1913) Definition: Twad"dle, v. i. & t. [See Twattle.]
To talk in a weak and silly manner, like one whose faculties
are decayed; to prate; to prattle. --Stanyhurst.


Twad"dle, n.
Silly talk; gabble; fustian.

I have put in this chapter on fighting . . . because of
the cant and twaddle that's talked of boxing and
fighting with fists now-a-days. --T. Hughes.

Synonyms: baloney, bilgewater, blab, blabber, boloney, bosh, chatter, clack, drool, gabble, gibber, humbug, maunder, palaver, piffle, prate, prattle, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tattle, tittle-tattle, tommyrot, tosh

See Also: babble, blather, blether, blither, hokum, meaninglessness, mouth, nonsense, nonsensicality, smatter, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

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