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Nonsensical speech or writing.
[After "Jabberwocky," a nonsense poem by Lewis Carroll.]
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n, pl -wockies
[C19: coined by Lewis Carroll as the title of a poem in Through the Looking Glass (1871)]
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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)]
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1. Unintelligible or nonsensical talk or language:
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