One would not call it impudent, because it is so silly—it is the driveling of a fool.
Or can it be just chaos—just blind, driveling, senseless chaos?
So much for the sense of our legislator and his driveling philanthropy.
He felt that he was giving up life and its every hope, but the fear of madness, or driveling idiocy, was worse than this.
Are we a generation of driveling, sniveling, degraded slaves?
He seemed to himself to be on the driveling verge of idiocy before the pronunciation of that absurdly inane name.
I presume he 46 is honest in this opinion, and no doubt regards Bruno, Spinoza and Humboldt as driveling imbeciles.
Joe became merely a driveling maniac, urged along by an143 insane desire to make progress.
Can you paint me a driveling reeling song, and let the word be, Uh.
Who but a driveling fanatic has thought of the necessity of protecting domestic animals from the cruelty of their owners?
Old English dreflian "to dribble or run at the nose, slobber," from Proto-Germanic *drablojanan, from PIE *dher- "to make muddy." Meaning "to speak nonsense" is mid-14c. Related: Driveling, drivelling.
early 14c., drevel "saliva, slaver," from drivel (v.). Meaning "idiotic speech or writing" is from 1852.