[jab-er-wok-ee] /ˈdʒæb ərˌwɒk i/

noun, plural Jabberwockies.
a playful imitation of language consisting of invented, meaningless words; nonsense; gibberish.
an example of writing or speech consisting of or containing meaningless words.
consisting of or comparable to Jabberwocky; meaningless; senseless.
noun (pl) -wockies
nonsense verse

1872, nonsense word (perhaps based on jabber) coined by Lewis Carroll, for the poem of the same name, which he published in “Through the Looking-Glass.” The poem is about a fabulous beast called the Jabberwock.


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