drivel drivel  /d ˈrɪ vəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a worthless message
  2. (n) saliva spilling from the mouth
  3. (v) let saliva drivel from the mouth

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It began with venting his disgust for the melodramatic drivel he saw on television, then expanded to include riffs about false advertising and polluting consumer products.
  2. Agreeing that 300 is egregious drivel is fairly easy.
  3. All too often this material is sanctimonious and sentimental, humanistic drivel, and doing it Williams often seems shifty, looking for love in all the wrong places.

News

  • Howard Kurtz: Goodbye to CNN, hello to Fox News

    It just became a smidge harder for Fox News haters to dismiss the network as Republican drivel. Fox executives confirmed on Thursday that it has hired Washington journalist Howard Kurtz — who has decades of experience that includes yearslong stints at CNN and The Washington Post — to serve as ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

Quotes

  1. "If I were him I'd drop this drivel and start thanking his team," Armstrong responded.
    on Jul 27, 2009 By: Lance Armstrong Source: New York Daily News

  2. "The disconnect between last Tuesday's monstrous dose of reality and the self-righteous drivel and outright deceptions being peddled by public figures and TV commentators is depressing," Sontag wrote. "The voices licensed to follow the event...
    on Mar 27, 2006 By: Susan Sontag Source: Pulse of the Twin Cities

  3. "I have heard so much drivel spoken about what needs to be done to improve the preparation for this England team and remain unconvinced by Andrew's vision, based on his lack of experience as an international coach," Woodward said....
    on Dec 10, 2006 By: Sir Clive Woodward Source: Independent

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