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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jab-er-wok-ee]
    • /ˈdʒæb ərˌwɒk i/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jab-er-wok-ee]
    • /ˈdʒæb ərˌwɒk i/

Definitions of jabberwocky word

  • noun plural jabberwocky a playful imitation of language consisting of invented, meaningless words; nonsense; gibberish. 1
  • noun plural jabberwocky an example of writing or speech consisting of or containing meaningless words. 1
  • adjective jabberwocky consisting of or comparable to Jabberwocky; meaningless; senseless. 1
  • noun jabberwocky Invented or meaningless language; nonsense. 1
  • noun jabberwocky nonsense verse 0
  • noun jabberwocky meaningless syllables that seem to make sense; gibberish 0

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jabberwocky popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

jabberwocky usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for jabberwocky

noun jabberwocky

  • babble — If someone babbles, they talk in a confused or excited way.
  • blather — If someone is blathering on about something, they are talking for a long time about something that you consider boring or unimportant.
  • blatherskite — a talkative silly person
  • chatter — If you chatter, you talk quickly and continuously, usually about things which are not important.
  • clamour — If people are clamouring for something, they are demanding it in a noisy or angry way.

Antonyms for jabberwocky

noun jabberwocky

  • fact — Fully Automated Compiling Technique
  • sense — any of the faculties, as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch, by which humans and animals perceive stimuli originating from outside or inside the body: My sense of smell tells me that dinner is ready.
  • silence — absence of any sound or noise; stillness.

Top questions with jabberwocky

  • what is a jabberwocky?
  • who wrote jabberwocky?
  • who plays the jabberwocky in alice in wonderland?

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