Meaning of drivel

driv•el

Pronunciation: (driv'ul), [key]
— n., v., -eled, -el•ing -elled, -el•ling.
—n.
  1. saliva flowing from the mouth, or mucus from the nose; slaver.
  2. childish, silly, or meaningless talk or thinking; nonsense; twaddle.
—v.i.
  1. to let saliva flow from the mouth or mucus from the nose; slaver.
  2. to talk childishly or idiotically.
  3. to issue like spittle.
—v.t.
  1. to utter childishly or idiotically.
  2. to waste foolishly.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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