verb (used without object), driv·eled, driv·el·ing or (especially British) driv·elled, driv·el·ling.
verb (used with object), driv·eled, driv·el·ing or (especially British) driv·elled, driv·el·ling.
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Origin of drivel
OTHER WORDS FROM driveldriv·el·er; especially British, driv·el·ler, noundriv·el·ing·ly; especially British, driv·el·ling·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for drivel
In modern times responding to such drivel somehow validates the claim.Curt Schilling wants off the Hall of Fame ballot. Voters said that’s not up to him.|Cindy Boren, Des Bieler|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Iggy's relatively mature response to this drug-addled drivel?Who Dat, Who Dat? It’s Snoop Dogg Saying Misogynistic Things to I-G-G-Y|Amy Zimmerman|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Netanyahu's meandering and uninspired drivel left many confused but I will attempt to summarize it.
Your most grating acquaintance could – and usually would – bombard you with reams of unoriginal drivel at the press of a key.Unconsidered Trifles: Found Comedy in the Age of Social Media|Tom Doran|March 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The film director has just co-written a revisionist history of the United States that is ideological drivel.Oliver Stone’s Junk History of the United States Debunked|Michael Moynihan|November 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Is Christopher Nolan's Inception a masterpiece, drivel, too confusing?
But Canon Drivel's daughter did not deign to answer, she merely rang for prayers.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Had Teufelsdrockh also a father and mother; did he, at one time, wear drivel-bibs, and live on spoon-meat?Sartor Resartus|Thomas Carlyle
If you have a heart, sooner or later you get into a state of drivel about somebody, who probably doesn't drivel about you.Dodo's Daughter|E. F. Benson
It can't be worse than going about with you and listening while you crow and drivel about her, that's one comfort!The Travelling Companions|F. Anstey
"Stow that drivel, cookie," growled a voice which I recognized as belonging to the older Fleming.The Pirate of Panama|William MacLeod Raine