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English definition of “talk nonsense”

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talk nonsense

( UK also talk rubbish)
to say things that are not reasonable or have no meaning: Is it just me or was she talking nonsense in the meeting?
Translations of “talk nonsense”
in Chinese (Traditional) 胡說, 說無意義的話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胡说, 说无意义的话…
(Definition of talk nonsense from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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