Twaddly

twaddle

[twod-l]
noun
1.
trivial, feeble, silly, or tedious talk or writing.
verb (used without object), twaddled, twaddling.
2.
to talk in a trivial, feeble, silly, or tedious manner; prate.
verb (used with object), twaddled, twaddling.
3.
to utter as twaddle.

Origin:
1540–50; variant of twattle, blend of twiddle and tattle

twaddler, noun
twaddly, adjective


1. drivel, nonsense, prattle, rubbish.
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twaddle (ˈtwɒdəl)
 
n
1.  silly, trivial, or pretentious talk or writing; nonsense
 
vb
2.  to talk or write (something) in a silly or pretentious way
 
[C16 twattle, variant of twittle or tittle; see tittle-tattle]
 
'twaddler
 
n

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twaddle
"silly talk," 1782, probably from twattle (1556), of obscure origin.
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