Gibberish Definition

jĭbər-ĭsh
noun
Rapid and incoherent talk; unintelligible chatter; jargon.
Webster's New World
Highly technical or esoteric language.
American Heritage
Unnecessarily pretentious or vague language.
American Heritage
Antonyms:
sense
adjective

Other Word Forms of Gibberish

Noun

Singular:
gibberish
Plural:
gibberishes

Origin of Gibberish

  • ca. 16th century. Either an onomatopeia, imitating to the sound of chatter, probably influenced by jabber, or derived from the root of the Irish gob (“the mouth”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Probably from gibber –ish

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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