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Piffle

verb
(past & past part. piffled; pres. part. piffling)
1.
Speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly.  Synonyms: blab, blabber, chatter, clack, gabble, gibber, maunder, palaver, prate, prattle, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle.
2.
Act in a trivial or ineffective way.






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"Piffle" Quotes from Famous Books



... a line outside the churchyard wall, and saluted as they went by, though we had not read Toady Lion then. We have since. It is the only decent book I have ever read written by Toady Lion's author. The others are mere piffle. But many people like them. In Sir Toady Lion ...
— The Wouldbegoods • E. Nesbit



Words linked to "Piffle" :   blather, blether, hokum, bunk, utter, smatter, blither, behave, verbalize, nonsensicality, nonsense, do, speak, babble, meaninglessness, talk, verbalise, blabber, mouth, act, prattle



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