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drivel

driv·el

drivel

 
pronunciation:
drI vl
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: foolish or silly speech or ideas.
I don't believe a word of this drivel about instant weight loss.
synonyms:
balderdash, baloney, blather, hooey, malarkey, piffle, poppycock, rot, twaddle
similar words:
bilge, bosh, flap-doodle, folderol, foolishness, gibber, gobbledygook, hogwash, humbug, jabber, jabberwocky, nonsense, prate, prattle, rigmarole, rubbish, slobber, tommyrot
definition 2: saliva that has been allowed to fall from the mouth; drool.
synonyms:
drool, slaver, slobber
similar words:
dribble, saliva, spit, spittle, sputum
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: driveled, driveling, drivels
definition 1: to allow saliva to come out of the mouth; drool.
synonyms:
dribble, drool, slaver, slobber
similar words:
salivate
definition 2: to speak foolishly or childishly.
synonyms:
blather, prattle
similar words:
babble, gibber
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to say foolishly or childishly.
synonyms:
blather, prattle
similar words:
babble
derivation: driveler (n.)