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twaddling

See definition of twaddling on Dictionary.com
  • as inyap
  • as ingabble
  • as inchatter
  • as indrivel

synonyms for twaddling

  • babble
  • ramble
  • blather
  • chit-chat
  • gab
  • gibber
  • gossip
  • jabber
  • jaw
  • prate
  • prattle
  • twaddle
  • go on
  • run off at the mouth
  • talk a lot

antonyms for twaddling

MOST RELEVANT
  • be quiet
  • be quiet
  • drawl
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How to use twaddling in a sentence

"A very pious manner of spending his time," Pen said, laughing, and thinking that his uncle was falling into the twaddling state.
A HISTORY OF PENDENNIS, VOLUME 1WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
The fact is, that a new Cockney school has arisen, ten times more twaddling and impotent than the ancient academy of that name.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
Most of them seem to be twaddling stuff, but the first is in a different style—'The Ancient Mariner' is the title.
ADAM BEDEGEORGE ELIOT
I catch myself twaddling and moralising to myself just as I went on about poor Buonaparte.
MISS EDEN'S LETTERSEMILY EDEN
All the audience got for their money were some remarks of the most commonplace and twaddling description.
THE MAGNIFICENT MONTEZHORACE WYNDHAM
I give 'Johanna Montfakon' and 'Dyveke,' but abbreviated; for the little folks do not like long, twaddling love-stories.
PICTURES OF SWEDENHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
An occasion for twaddling had come, and this good soul seized it and twaddled into a man's ear who was fainting on the rack.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
He arrays himself as it were in his victory, enthrones himself in his foolishness, triumphs in his senseless twaddling.
LA SORCIRE: THE WITCH OF THE MIDDLE AGESJULES MICHELET
He has printed many of his own letters, and in these letters he is always ranting or twaddling.
MACAULAY'S LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSONTHOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The twaddling voice, the characteristic reference to health, were intensely aggravating.
FROM ONE GENERATION TO ANOTHERHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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