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English noun: piffle

1. piffle (communication) trivial nonsense

Synonymsbalderdash, fiddle-faddle

Broader (hypernym)bunk, hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality

English verb: piffle

1. piffle (communication) speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

Synonymsblab, blabber, chatter, clack, gabble, gibber, maunder, palaver, prate, prattle, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

Narrower (hyponym)babble, blather, blether, blither, smatter

2. piffle (body) act in a trivial or ineffective way

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)act, behave, do

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