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 driveling
I presume he 46 is honest in this opinion, and no doubt regards Bruno, Spinoza and Humboldt as driveling imbeciles.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 5 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Or can it be just chaos—just blind, driveling, senseless chaos?Dennison Grant|Robert Stead
He felt that he was giving up life and its every hope, but the fear of madness, or driveling idiocy, was worse than this.She Buildeth Her House|Will Comfort
One would not call it impudent, because it is so silly—it is the driveling of a fool.The Journal of Arthur Stirling|Upton Sinclair
But the dullest pretender could discourse a jumble of pious bigotry, natural rights, and driveling philanthropy.