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Definition of "burble" [burble]

  • A gurgling or bubbling sound, as of running water. (noun)
  • A rapid, excited flow of speech. (noun)
  • A separation in the boundary layer of fluid about a moving streamlined body, such as the wing of an airplane, causing a breakdown in the smooth flow of fluid and resulting in turbulence. (noun)
  • To bubble; gurgle. (verb-intransitive)
  • To speak quickly and excitedly; gush. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "burble" in a sentence
  • "Thane's burble is short on something: on whom are we looking to get revenge?"
  • "Sharon Mansur and duo Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig must be exciting and fun to work with because these choreographers burble with ideas and warmly embrace the notion of collaborating with their dancers."
  • "Just a bit different from the fandom panel where the people up front get to burble about whatever they like, and the anarchic culture of fandom is if anything rather prejudiced against structured presentations."