What does battology mean?

battology meaning in General Dictionary

A needless repetition of terms in speaking or writing

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  • A needless repetition of terms in conversing or writing.

battology meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"needless repetition in speaking or writing," c.1600, from Greek battologia "a speaking stammeringly," from battos "stammerer," of imitative beginning, + -logia (see -logy).


battology meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A needless repetition of terms in talking or writing.