twaddling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

twaddling

  1. present participle of twaddle
    • 1848, Thackeray, William Makepeace, Vanity Fair, Bantam Classics (1997), 16:
      "All which details, I have no doubt, Jones, who reads this book at his Club, will pronounce to be excessively foolish, trivial, twaddling, and ultra-sentimental."

Noun[edit]

twaddling (countable and uncountable, plural twaddlings)

  1. nonsense; claptrap