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Total nonsense. A fit of rambling which resembles a civilized language but in fact is meant only to obfuscate meaning or confuse the victim, or "listener." Directly taken from the story "Alice Through the Looking Glass" by Lewis Carrol.
The officer spouted some sort of jabberwocky about why I'm not supposed to be outside in my underwear.
by Candall October 09, 2003
adj. 1. like the Jabberwock. 2. ridiculous, impossible, or nonsensical; quixotic.

Unfortunately, Tim Burton's 2010 film "Alice in Wonderland" has perpetuated the misconception that "jabberwocky" is a noun. It is not. The poem exclusively refers to the creature as the "Jabberwock".
Christopher Lee, the actor who plays the Jabberwock in Tim Burton's film, is somewhat jabberwocky in appearance himself, if you ask me.
by tangles10 April 25, 2010
often confused with JabbawockeeZ, which is a dance crew, a Jabberwocky is a mythical creature which is the subject of a poem written by Lewis Carol in the 1800s. Lewis Carol also wrote Alice in Wonderland and was toasted on oppium when writing both. the poem is as follows:

"'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.

"Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
The frumious Bandersnatch!"

He took his vorpal sword in hand:
Long time the manxome foe he sought—
So rested he by the Tumtum tree,
And stood awhile in thought.

And as in uffish thought he stood,
The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,
Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,
And burbled as it came!

One, two! One, two! and through and through
The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
He left it dead, and with its head
He went galumphing back.

"And hast thou slain the Jabberwock?
Come to my arms, my beamish boy!
O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!"
He chortled in his joy.

'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe."
just read the poem which is title Jabberwocky and is right above this.
by LeroytheAmish December 04, 2009
an unknown creature that you have no explenation for.
a medium sized creature runs through the woods in front of you. it scares the crap out of you and you have no clue what it was but you dont think it was a normal animal so you say, it must have been a jabberwocky!!!
by Damian Wood January 13, 2009
So in the begining the author tells u the setting of the scene. (Brillig means about lunch time) Then the father of this boy tells him to look out for the monsters in the forest. So the boy goes out into the forest with a sword. Then after a while he leans on a tree for a rest and suddenly the jabberwock monster comes creeping through the woods, growling. The boy gets out his sword and cuts the jabberwocks head off. He brings it to his dad and his dad's all happy and congratulating his son. The author repeats the first lines.
"Beware the Jabberwock my son. The jaws that bite. The claws that catch. Beware the jub jub bird and shun the frumiest bander snetch."
by Lipuma June 05, 2005
Made up phrases and words that are not part of the english dictionary, and never will be! D:< Muahahah! e.g. - The screvdiddly florted to the hanglibop. vs. The elephant shouted to the kangaroo.
"Why does this youngster only speak jabberwocky?!?!"
"Grandfather, that's because he's a baby."
by kmewzaz March 21, 2008
the most awesome literary magazine ever of all time
jabberwocky is almost as sexy as congresslizard
by steve odekerk January 24, 2005
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