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American English: /ˈdʒɪb(ə)rɪʃ/
British English: /ˈdʒɪb(ə)rɪʃ/


  • how am I expected to understand this gibberish?
    ¿cómo quieres que entienda este galimatías?
    his mind has gone: he only speaks gibberish
    está totalmente ido, dice cosas absolutamente incoherentes
    to talk gibberish
    decir sandeces [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • At first the monkeys were intrigued with the computers and typed all sorts of stuff, even though it was meaningless gibberish.
    • Why do parties insist on meaningless gibberish as conference slogans?
    • He burst into hysterical tears of confusion, speaking a line of nonsensical gibberish.

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