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  • n  trivial nonsense
  • v  speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
  • v  act in a trivial or ineffective way

  • And if one measure of movie greatness is how a star acquits herself in the worst piffle, then Thompson is a giant.
  • In a year of much pretentious piffle, the over-rich cake is taken by Baz Luhrmann's musical.
  • It was a day of monumental piffle on the campaign trail in Britain.
News & Articles

  • Kim Jee-woon Directing Ed Brubaker’s ‘Coward’
    The English-language debut of South Korean director Kim Ji-woon (I Saw the Devil; The Good, the Bad, the Weird) didn’t land with much impact. But the piffle of a reception given The Last Stand hasn’t frightened the director off making films outside his native country. And now Kim has latched on to a project that perhaps suits his [...]
    Oct. 3, 2013 - /Film

  • Boris Johnson in International Herald Tribune
    An inverted pyramid of piffle,Johnson said of the reports.
  • Norman Ornstein in SitNews
    Members treat inserts into the record as piffle, not meaningful, but what we've learned is, it is the Congressional Record and it's meaningful,Ornstein said. "It was an opportunity for members who might not have time on the floor because...
  • Andy Kershaw in Independent
    The DJ Andy Kershaw, a friend of Peel, said: "I thought it was daft to continue without Peel, because it was only his supreme broadcasting skills that made you want to listen to a programme that was essentially piffle."

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