- 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."
twaddling (countable and uncountable, plural twaddlings)
- nonsense; claptrap