[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
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.
[jab] /dʒæb/ verb (used with or without object), jabbed, jabbing. 1. to poke, or thrust abruptly or sharply, as with the end or point of a stick. 2. to punch, especially with a short, quick blow. noun 3. a poke with the end or point of something; a sharp, quick thrust. 4. a short, quick […]
a pouring out, or a wrestling, one of the streams on the east of Jordan, into which it falls about midway between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea, or about 45 miles below the Sea of Galilee. It rises on the eastern side of the mountains of Gilead, and runs a course of […]
dry. (1.) For Jabesh-Gilead (1 Sam. 11:3,9,10). (2.) The father of Shallum (2 Kings 15:10, 13, 14), who usurped the throne of Israel on the death of Zachariah.
a town on the east of Jordan, on the top of one of the green hills of Gilead, within the limits of the half tribe of Manasseh, and in full view of Beth-shan. It is first mentioned in connection with the vengeance taken on its inhabitants because they had refused to come up to Mizpeh […]