Definition of Garbled

1. Adjective. Lacking orderly continuity. "Scattered thoughts"




Definition of Garbled

1. Adjective. (''of a message'' etc) difficult to understand because it has been distorted; scrambled ¹

2. Verb. (past of garble) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garbled

1. garble [v] - See also: garble

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garbled

garbagemen
garbages
garbagey
garbaging
garbagy
garbanzo
garbanzos
garbe
garbed
garbel
garbes
garbidge
garbidged
garbing
garble
garbled (current term)
garblement
garblements
garbler
garblers
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garbless
garbley gook
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garblings
garbo
garboard
garboard plank
garboard strake
garboards

Literary usage of Garbled

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Scotland Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1854)
"... garbled and mistranslated copies. It became at length evident that the whole volume must be suppressed. Mr. Thomson's correspondence on this subject, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Torts in Obligations Arising from Civil Wrongs in by Frederick Pollock, James Avery Webb (1894)
"Falsehood by garbled statements. It remains to be noted that a statement of which ... Falsehood by garbled statements. To tell half the truth to conceal the ..."

3. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... than all the garbled or falsified extracts which the politicians are so fond of exploiting. of Peter to pay I'aul," has become part of common speech. ..."

4. The Law of Torts: A Treatise on the Principles of Obligations Arising from by Frederick Pollock (1901)
"... Falsehood by garbled statements. Knowledge or belief of expressions of opinion. If there be any ground of liability, it is not fraud but negligence, ..."

5. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1812)
"... is pleased to style ' Classical Recreations,' that our advice, united perhaps to a more general feeling, may spare the world a pack of garbled notes, ..."

6. Publications by Scotland Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1854)
"... garbled and mistranslated copies. It became at length evident that the whole volume must be suppressed. Mr. Thomson's correspondence on this subject, ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law of Torts in Obligations Arising from Civil Wrongs in by Frederick Pollock, James Avery Webb (1894)
"Falsehood by garbled statements. It remains to be noted that a statement of which ... Falsehood by garbled statements. To tell half the truth to conceal the ..."

8. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... than all the garbled or falsified extracts which the politicians are so fond of exploiting. of Peter to pay I'aul," has become part of common speech. ..."

9. The Law of Torts: A Treatise on the Principles of Obligations Arising from by Frederick Pollock (1901)
"... Falsehood by garbled statements. Knowledge or belief of expressions of opinion. If there be any ground of liability, it is not fraud but negligence, ..."

10. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1812)
"... is pleased to style ' Classical Recreations,' that our advice, united perhaps to a more general feeling, may spare the world a pack of garbled notes, ..."

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