Definition Of twaddle


talk or write in a trivial or foolish way.

what is that old fellow twaddling about?

trivial or foolish speech or writing; nonsense.

he dismissed the novel as self-indulgent twaddle

Example Of twaddle

  • Amid these twaddlers he presents the formidable front of a man with meaning, confident of his cause, and devoted to it with all his faculty.

  • Before his letters came to light in 1815, Fronto had been idealized as the wise counsellor of a philosophic emperor; afterwards an exaggerated reaction dismissed him as a futile twaddler .

  • But technical proficiency does not equal good music, nor does it prevent that music from being boring, from being bloated, self-indulgent twaddle .

  • For the cynic such talk may seem so much religious twaddle , but for those who really know God, these words are a source of immense comfort.

  • he dismissed the novel as self-indulgent twaddle

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