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  • n. One who twaddles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who prates in a weak and silly manner, like one whose faculties are decayed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who twaddles; a babbler; a prater.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who twaddles; someone who writes or talks twaddle


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  • Bingo Binks himself, who had given himself this trouble to secure the settlement of the bet; conjecturing that a man with a fashionable exterior, who could throw twelve yards of line at a cast with such precision, might consider the invitation of Winterblossom as that of an old twaddler, and care as little for the good graces of an affected blue-stocking and her cĂ´terie, whose conversation, in Sir

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • But while the Earl thus withdrew from public society, it was necessary, at least natural, that he should choose some one with whom to share the solitude of his own apartment; and Mowbray, superior in rank to the half-pay whisky-drinking Captain MacTurk; in dash to Winterblossom, who was broken down, and turned twaddler; and in tact and sense to Sir Bingo

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • What a load of old GuF and twaddle from the GuFster and twaddler in chief.

    Archive 2008-01-06

  • If only I could get the newest back-lit, bluetooth, high resolution, 64 Mb turnip twaddler, I wouldn't ever need another gadget.

    Hedonic Adaptation

  • For they say, "'Our life's but a span; '[37] we can only live once; why should you heed your father's threats? he's an old twaddler, he has one foot in the grave; we shall soon hoist him up and carry him off to burial."

    Plutarch's Morals

  • Every teacher or twaddler who denies it or suppresses it, is an enemy of life.

    The Irrational Knot Being the Second Novel of His Nonage

  • Is this more wanton, say, than to devote weeks to the consideration of the particular way in which your friend Mr. Nash may be most intensely a twaddler and a bore?

    The Tragic Muse

  • I should, however, feel inclined to forgive much of his extraordinary romancing for the admirable manner in which he settled that chattering twaddler, Bishop Burnet:

    Notes and Queries, Number 183, April 30, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc

  • The regent was continually importuned about it, but all in vain, until the Duke de St. Simon, who with all his ability was something of a twaddler, undertook the weighty business.

    Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

  • But really, between conceit and disgust, fancying myself one day a great new poet, and the next a mere twaddler, I got so puzzled and anxious, that

    Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet An Autobiography


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