Origin of garble
OTHER WORDS FROM garblegar·ble·a·ble, adjectivegarbler, nounun·gar·bled, adjective
Words nearby garble
How to use garble in a sentence
His voice is now shriller, the sobbing more pathetic, and the words begin to garble as he swallows water.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As it is dangerous to garble law papers, we shall lay the document before the public just as it appeared.Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
He is of the same opinion to the end, you see, although he has been obliged to cloak and garble that opinion for political ends.Familiar Studies of Men and Books|Robert Louis Stevenson
I had rather consult the papers for myself: for I should not garble them, taking just what suited me, but should read the whole.
It will put his case as it is, not as others might garble it, and will obtain the sympathy of all.'Under the Chinese Dragon|F. S. Brereton
He may refuse to publish improper articles, but he may not garble and misrepresent them without incurring reproof.
British Dictionary definitions for garble
- the act of garbling
- garbled matter