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  • v. Present participle of drivel.


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  • He was disgusted with what he called the drivelling of some unhappy specimens of the

    Queechy, Volume I

  • He was disgusted with what he called the drivelling of some unhappy specimens of the Church which had come in his way; he disbelieved the truth of what such men professed.


  • I'm the kind of drivelling idiot you make out, my actions are of no importance, either to you or to any one else. "

    The Simpkins Plot

  • There was some dosey old tart drivelling on about blogs being bad?

    You Couldn’t Make It Up « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • I suppose I should have known you'd turn out to be one of those drivelling relativists who thought that war was a bad idea.

    Unthinkable: Christopher Hitchens at heaven's gate | Editorial

  • The thing that strikes anyone most forcibly about the present government is their drivelling incompetence.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • They invaded first, they have never controlled South Ossetia, they threw grenades into basements full of Russian women and children, and I do believe the very people drivelling on about sovereignty are at this time still in Iraq, Afghanistan .... etc.

    Ooo I`m Scared

  • That's because the DJs on Radio 1 think they are celebrities, and we want to hear them drivelling on about themselves.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • So to Town we went, and in between brandy-soaked evenings with old comrades and hopeful prowlings after a new generation of loose women, I allowed myself to be talked into escorting my grand-daughter to the theatre to see Mrs Campbell drivelling abominably in Mrs Tanqueray.


  • I sat there, maudlin, drivelling to myself and looking at Selly's picture.



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