Definition of nonsense

Definition of nonsense
  1. nonsense Noun Letters or words, in writing or speech, that have no meaning or seem to have no meaning.
  2. nonsense Noun An untrue statement.
  3. nonsense Noun Something foolish.
  4. nonsense Noun A type of poetry that contains strange or surreal ideas, as, for example, that written by Edward Lear.
  5. nonsense Noun A damaged DNA sequence whose products are not biologically active, that is, that does nothing.
  6. nonsense Verb To make nonsense of
  7. nonsense Verb To attempt to dismiss as nonsense.
  8. nonsense Verb To joke around, to waste time
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