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Definition of "twaddle" [twad•dle]

  • To talk foolishly; prate. (verb-intransitive)
  • Foolish, trivial, or idle talk or chatter. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "twaddle" in a sentence
  • "The usual uninspired marketing twaddle is neither."
  • "More twaddle from the nutcase side of the global warming debate: [G] lobal warming is caused by the widespread sin, immorality, and materialism of our current society."
  • "She calls a story in Vogue on "new ways" to carry a handbag "twaddle" and goes on to beseech, "Isn't it time they all tried a little bit harder to be on our side ...?""