noun, plural Jab·ber·wock·ies.
- a playful imitation of language consisting of invented, meaningless words; nonsense; gibberish.
- an example of writing or speech consisting of or containing meaningless words.
- consisting of or comparable to Jabberwocky; meaningless; senseless.
noun plural -wockies
- nonsense verse
1872, nonsense word (perhaps based on jabber) coined by Lewis Carroll, for the poem of the same name, which he published in “Through the Looking-Glass.” The poem is about a fabulous beast called the Jabberwock.