Definition of drivel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdrɪvl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrɪvl//
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[uncountable] (informal, disapproving) silly nonsense How can you watch that drivel on TV? a novel full of romantic drivel Don’t talk such drivel. He just comes out with a load of drivel about ‘family values’. Word OriginOld English dreflian (meaning ‘to let saliva’ or ‘mucus flow from the nose or mouth’), of uncertain origin.
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