Definition of Idle words

1. Noun. Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk. "Don't give me any of that jazz"

Exact synonyms: Jazz, Malarkey, Malarky, Nothingness, Wind
Generic synonyms: Talk, Talking
Derivative terms: Windy



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Idle Words

idioventricular
idioventricular rhythm
iditol
iditol dehydrogenase
iditols
idiyappam
idjut
idjuts
idle
idle hands are the devil's playthings
idle hands are the devil's tools
idle hands are the devil's workshop
idle pulley
idle talk
idle wheel
idle words (current term)
idled
idlehead
idlehood
idlehoods
idleness
idlenesses
idler
idler pulley
idlers
idles
idlesse
idlesses
idlest
idleth

Literary usage of Idle words

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1. The Christian Examiner (1826)
"idle words. A SEEKER. THE word in the New Testament translated idle, ... What are these ' idle words ?' First, those em ployed in censuring others ..."

2. The Christian Examiner and General Review edited by Francis Jenks, James Walker, Francis William Pitt Greenwood, William Ware (1826)
"idle words. A SEEKER. THE word in the New Testament translated idle, ... What are these ' idle words ?' First, those em ployed in censuring others ..."

3. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1855)
"... poetry, &c., and the reflection upon my own vain, idle words does not please me, for, being sensible that tavern talk is wrong, yet I go to it; ..."

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