Part of speech: verb

To let spittle flow from the mouth; be weak or silly.

Part of speech: noun

An involuntary flow of saliva from the mouth.

Part of speech: noun

Senseless, empty talk.

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Usage examples "drivel":

  1. I mean to say- drivel. - "Further Foolishness", Stephen Leacock.
  2. But for a foolish promise to talk drivel to a crowd of people who knew even less about the subject than he, he might have been spending the evening with Lydia. - "The Mating of Lydia", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  3. Bradford was bowling the most utter drivel half the time, I would have given anything to have been batting. - "The Loom of Youth", Alec Waugh.