noun, plural Jab·ber·wock·ies.
Origin of Jabberwocky
Examples from the Web for jabberwock
And, having killed a jabberwock, and found it fat and nice, he thought he'd eat according to the warthog's sage advice.Rippling Rhymes|Walt Mason
Says the shriek of the Jabberwock beneath my window, 'The Hun is destroyed.Erik Dorn|Ben Hecht
It was Mary's weekly task to embrace this horror, and the performance went by the name of 'kissing the Jabberwock.'Robert Elsmere|Mrs. Humphry Ward
"'Beware of the Jabberwock that bites, my child,'" quoted Harvey.A Little Florida Lady|Dorothy C. Paine
Let's call the idol the Jabberwock, and sing the Jabberwock song as we go up.Cricket at the Seashore|Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
British Dictionary definitions for jabberwock
noun plural -wockies
Word Origin for jabberwocky
Word Origin and History for jabberwock
1872, nonsense word (perhaps based on jabber) coined by Lewis Carroll, for the poem of the same name, which he published in "Through the Looking-Glass." The poem is about a fabulous beast called the Jabberwock.