Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun piffle

1 sense of piffle

Sense 1
balderdash, fiddle-faddle, piffle -- (trivial nonsense)
       => nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokum -- (a message that seems to convey no meaning)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb piffle

2 senses of piffle

Sense 1
chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble -- (speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly)
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

Sense 2
piffle -- (act in a trivial or ineffective way)
       => act, behave, do -- (behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people")

2020, Cloud WordNet Browser