Definition of "babbler" [bab•bler]

  • (noun) One that babbles: a babbler of half-truths.
  • (noun) A tape recording of numerous voices talking at the same time, used as an antibugging device to hinder or prevent eavesdropping.
  • (noun) a person who babbles
  • (noun) any of various insect-eating birds of the Old World tropics and subtropics that have a loud incessant song: family Muscicapidae (warblers, thrushes, etc)

Use "babbler" in a sentence

  • "Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better."
  • "Wisdom will teach us to enchant the serpent we are to contend with, rather than think to out-hiss it (v. 11): The serpent will bite if he be not by singing and music charmed and enchanted, against which therefore he stops his ears (Ps.lviii. 4, 5); and a babbler is no better to all those who enter the lists with him, who therefore must not think by dint of words to out-talk him, but be prudent management to enchant him."
  • "As they afforded our apostle no better title than that of a "babbler," chap.xvii. 18, so for a long time they kept up the public vogue in the world, that Christianity was the religion of idiots and men illiterate."

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