gibberish

[ jib-er-ish, gib- ]
/ ˈdʒɪb ər ɪʃ, ˈgɪb- /

noun

meaningless or unintelligible talk or writing.
talk or writing containing many obscure, pretentious, or technical words.

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Origin of gibberish

1545–55; apparently gibber + -ish1, on the model of language names so formed
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British Dictionary definitions for gibberish

gibberish
/ (ˈdʒɪbərɪʃ) /

noun

rapid chatter like that of monkeys
incomprehensible talk; nonsense
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