Definition of "jabberwocky" []

  • Nonsensical speech or writing. (noun)
  • Nonsense verse (noun)

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Use "jabberwocky" in a sentence
  • "Nowadays the word jabberwocky is used to mean nonsensical language in general. †"V Venkata Rao, Ahmedabad"
  • "But those winds were futile as a device for prying away such an inspissated couple for once they were together this man and woman babbled to each other a mutually pleasurable one word jabberwocky despite the fiercely driven rains, hail, and the flash flood at their feet."
  • "Saatchi, of course, had a merry group of fawning lackeys to give him confidence, to spout on his behalf the jargon and jabberwocky of the contemporary curator."