Definition of drivel:
- A driveler; a fool; an idiot.
- A servant; a drudge.
- Inarticulate or unmeaning utterance; foolish talk; babble.
- Slaver; saliva flowing from the mouth.
- To be weak or foolish; to dote; as, a driveling hero; driveling love.
- To slaver; to let spittle drop or flow from the mouth, like a child, idiot, or dotard.
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- "The Short Cut", Jackson Gregory.
" We doubt," said that journal, " if a more feeble collection of drivel could have been made, even if taken exclusively from the editor's own verses, which we note he has, by an equal editorial incompetency, left out of the volume.- "The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories", Bret Harte.
At the crisis of her troubles something in her cracked- that's the expression she used to me- so that she no longer needed to face life and to bring a clear, sober mind to bear upon it, but was permitted, so to speak, to let herself go, to relax the tension of her nerves and to drivel when she liked.- "Royal Highness", Thomas Mann.