Word of the Week for the week of June 12, 2016


[AHR-guh l-BAHR-guh l]

Meaning & Usage

noun a loud protest or animated conversation; a lot of meaningless talk or writing.

When people are nervous, they may respond to the simplest of questions with a ramble of argle-bargle.


From argle, an alteration of argue. Earliest documented use: 1872.

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