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piffle

[ pif-uhl ]
/ ˈpɪf əl /
Informal.
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noun
nonsense, as trivial or senseless talk.
verb (used without object), pif·fled, pif·fling.
to talk nonsense.
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Origin of piffle

First recorded in 1840–50; perhaps akin to puff
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British Dictionary definitions for piffle

piffle
/ (ˈpɪfəl) informal /

noun
nonsenseto talk piffle
verb
(intr) to talk or behave feebly

Word Origin for piffle

C19: origin uncertain
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