Idle gossip: a bore whose bavardage could easily unsettle one’s reason
More example sentences
- Such bavardage (foolish chatter) is not getting us anywhere; this is supposed to be a review of the past 12 months of football madness.
- Thus, the public - and the academy - is assaulted with abstract social work or political bavardage that is alien, irrelevant, and unreal.
French, from bavarder 'to chatter', from bavard 'talkative', from bave 'drivel'.
Definition of bavardage in:
- The US English dictionary