galimatias
[ gal-uh-mey-shee-uhs ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
1645-1655; French French, word of obscure origin first attested in Montaigne (jargon de galimathias)
Synonyms
  • gibberish
  • nonsense
Definition
confused or unintelligible talk
Example
The teacher just stared at the student who seemed to be speaking galimatias.
Usage Over Time

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