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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who talks in a silly, foolish, or babyish way.

Usage examples (9)
  • And we swear to you, (under correction from the parish vestry, which is entitled to half-a-crown an oath,) that the circulating libraries would make a driveler of Seneca!
  • So common has it been in this country to caricature the black man, to represent him as a driveler in speech and a buffoon in action, that I am always loath to accept as...
  • — driv·el·er Listen to the pronunciation of driveler \-və-lər\ noun
  • "Answer me as I put the questions, or this musket shall send you to keep the old driveler company: where is your pack?" for more
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