piffle definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To chat or work feebly or futilely.
    • become sequeamish or fragile; ergo, to act or chat triflingly or ineffectively; to twaddle; piddle.
  • noun:
    • Foolish or useless talk or some ideas; nonsense.
    • Nonsense, silly talk.
    • Act of piffling; trifling talk or activity; piddling; twaddle.
    • anything trifling or nonsensical; trifling talk; twaddle.
    • insignificant nonsense
  • verb:
    • to do something or talk in a futile, ineffective, or nonsensical fashion.
    • To waste, to fritter away.
    • speak (about unimportant matters) quickly and incessantly
    • act in a trivial or ineffective way
  • others:
    • to complete something (or nothing) in a lazy, ineffective way; idle; dawdle; talk idly or nonsensically.
    • becoming squeamish.

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