Definition of "babble" [bab•ble]

  • (verb-intransitive) To utter a meaningless confusion of words or sounds: Babies babble before they can talk.
  • (verb-intransitive) To talk foolishly or idly; chatter: "In 1977 [he] was thought of as crazy because he was babbling about supply side” ( Newt Gingrich).
  • (verb-intransitive) To make a continuous low, murmuring sound, as flowing water.
  • (verb-transitive) To utter rapidly and indistinctly.
  • (verb-transitive) To blurt out impulsively; disclose without careful consideration.
  • (verb) to utter (words, sounds, etc) in an incoherent or indistinct jumble
  • (verb) to talk foolishly, incessantly, or irrelevantly
  • (verb) to disclose (secrets, confidences, etc) carelessly or impulsively
  • (verb) (of streams, birds, etc) to make a low murmuring or bubbling sound
  • (noun) incoherent or foolish speech; chatter
  • (noun) a murmuring or bubbling sound

Use "babble" in a sentence

  • "I am sick of these women and their right win babble talk."
  • "The babble is inane, but its heart is in the right place."
  • "The outcome of her babble is either incoherent or a blatant lie."

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