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Meaning of PIFFLE

Pronunciation:  'piful

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  trivial nonsense
  2. [v]  act in a trivial or ineffective way
  3. [v]  speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

PIFFLE is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: balderdash, blab, blabber, chatter, clack, fiddle-faddle, gabble, gibber, maunder, palaver, prate, prattle, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle
 See Also: act, babble, behave, blather, blether, blither, do, hokum, meaninglessness, mouth, nonsense, nonsensicality, smatter, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pif"fle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Piffled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To be sequeamish or delicate; hence, to act or talk
    triflingly or ineffectively; to twaddle; piddle. [Dial. or
  2. \Pif"fle\, n.
    Act of piffling; trifling talk or action; piddling; twaddle.
    [Dial. or Slang] ``Futile piffle.'' --Kipling.
Thesaurus Terms
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