gibberish

Definition of gibberish

gib´ber`ish   Pronunciation: jĭb´bẽr`ĭsh or gĭb´bẽr`ĭsh
n.1.Rapid and inarticulate talk; unintelligible language; unmeaning words.
He, like a gypsy, oftentimes would go;
All kinds of gibberish he had learnt to know.
- Drayton.
Such gibberish as children may be heard amusing themselves with.
- Hawthorne.
2.Incomprehensible, obscure, or pretentious technical talk or writing; excessively obscure jargon.
a.1.Unmeaning; as, gibberish language.

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