What is another word for drivel?

Synonyms for drivel
ˈdrɪv əldriv·el

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  1. drivelverb


  2. drivelverb

    To have saliva drip from the mouth; to drool.


  3. drivelverb

    To talk nonsense; to talk senselessly


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. drivel

    fatuity, nonsense, trifling, snivel, babble

    soundness, coherence, substance, solidity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drivel, garbagenoun

    a worthless message

    refuse, drool, scraps, dribble, garbage, food waste, slobber

  2. drool, dribble, drivel, slobberverb

    saliva spilling from the mouth

    drool, trickle, slobber, dribble, tommyrot, boloney, garbage, humbug, taradiddle, bosh, baloney, bilgewater, drip, tarradiddle, tosh, twaddle, dribbling

  3. drivel, drool, slabber, slaver, slobber, dribbleverb

    let saliva drivel from the mouth

    "The baby drooled"

    drop, drip, filter, drool, slaver, trickle, carry, dribble, slabber, salivate, slobber

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. drivelverb

    slaver, slobber, drool

  2. drivelverb

    dote, be imbecile, be foolish

  3. drivelnoun

    slaver, drivelling

  4. drivelnoun

    nonsense, balderdash, stuff, foolish talk

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. drivelnoun

    driveling, nonsense, twaddle

  2. drivelverb


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "drivel":

    whim, speculation

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How to use drivel in a sentence?

  1. Chris Patten:

    We should stop being fooled that somehow at the end of the all the kowtowing there's this great pot of gold waiting for us. It's always been an illusion, we keep on kidding ourselves that unless we do everything that China wants we will somehow miss out on great trading opportunities. It's drivel.

  2. James Joyce:

    He comes into the world God knows how, walks on the water, gets out of his grave and goes up off the Hill of Howth. What drivel is this?

Translations for drivel

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  • هراءArabic
  • лиги, говоря глупости, безсмислици, глупости, слюнка, лигавя сеBulgarian
  • ximpleries, bavejarCatalan, Valencian
  • žvanit, blábolatCzech
  • sabbern, Gelaber, Gewäsch, Gerede, Gefasel, Geschwätz, Palaver, Geifer, Laberei, Sabber, Blödsinn, Geschwafel, Faselei, Gesülze, SchwafeleiGerman
  • βγάζω σάλια, αερολογώ, σαλιαρίζω, λέω ανοησίες, αερολογίες, σάλιοGreek
  • babosadas, leseras, macanas, chorradas, tonterías, monserga, babearSpanish
  • pöty, höpöpuhe, höpsiä, höpötys, sylki, höpinä, hölynpöly, kuola, puhua puuta heinää, höpöttääFinnish
  • foutaise, bave, radoter, baverFrench
  • लारHindi
  • ngutungutuahiMāori
  • kwijlen, geneuzel, kwijl, speekselDutch
  • bełkotPolish
  • besteira, baba, bobagem, babarPortuguese
  • вздор, слюни, слюна, бессмыслица, ерунда, чепуха, чушьRussian
  • dregel, drägla, dravla, drägel, dravel, dreglaSwedish

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