jabberwocky

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jab·ber·wock·y

 (jăb′ər-wŏk′ē)
n.
Nonsensical speech or writing.

[After "Jabberwocky," a nonsense poem by Lewis Carroll.]

jabberwocky

(ˈdʒæbəˌwɒkɪ)
n, pl -wockies
nonsense verse
[C19: coined by Lewis Carroll as the title of a poem in Through the Looking Glass (1871)]

jab•ber•wock•y

(ˈdʒæb ərˌwɒk i)

n., pl. -wock•ies. (sometimes cap.)
writing or speech with nonsensical words.
[coined by Lewis Carroll in “Jabberwocky,” poem in Through the Looking Glass (1871)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jabberwocky - nonsensical language (according to Lewis Carroll)
hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality, bunk - a message that seems to convey no meaning

jabberwocky

noun
1. Unintelligible or nonsensical talk or language:
Translations

jabberwocky

n (inf: = nonsense) → Nonsens m, → Kauderwelsch nt
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Together, they made ten short films that belong with the classics of non-conformist art of the late 20th century: the Kafkaesque The Flat (Byt, 1968), in which animated objects grind down their owner; Jaberwocky (Zvahlav aneb saticky slameneho Huberta, 1971), a tribute to Lewis Carroll; Don Sajn (1969), an hommage to old puppet shows; or Leonardo's Diary (1972), a study in societal decay through the medium of archive footage.