noun, plural Jab·ber·wock·ies.
Origin of Jabberwocky
Examples from the Web for jabberwocky
Lewis Carroll really did introduce the word “chortle” to the English language in his 1871 poem Jabberwocky.
A setting of Lewis Carroll's immortal "Jabberwocky" shows much rich humor of the college glee-club sort.Contemporary American Composers|Rupert Hughes
I heard somebody say "Sh," but she started in her toothless Jabberwocky.The Red Rugs of Tarsus|Helen Davenport Gibbons
British Dictionary definitions for jabberwocky
noun plural -wockies
Word Origin for jabberwocky
Word Origin and History for jabberwocky
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.