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nonsense word/syllablenoun [C]

uk   /ˈnɒn.səns ˌwɜːd/  us   /ˈnɑːn.sens ˌwɝːd/ specialized
words or ​parts of words that do not ​exist in the ​language you are using: The ​childrepeated the ​nonsensesyllables "​boo di doo doo".
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