noun (plural jabberwockies)[mass noun]
Invented or meaningless language; nonsense: the translation was slow and full of jabberwocky
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- They don't want jabberwocky or gobbledegook going full bore.
- What sounds meaningful reads like jabberwocky.
- Penelope describes what this means and the agony and pleasure of streams of jabberwocky issuing forth from a man of words.
Early 20th century: from the title of a nonsense poem in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass (1871).
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