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babble

bab·ble

babble

 
pronunciation:
bae bl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: babbled, babbles, babbling
definition 1: to speak incoherently or with meaningless sounds.
synonyms:
jabber
similar words:
gabble, gibber, maunder, mumble, mutter, rave, stutter
definition 2: to speak without thought or direction; chatter.
She babbled endlessly about her travels.
synonyms:
blab, blather, chatter, chipper, gab, maunder, prattle
similar words:
chitchat, drivel, gas, gibber, gossip, palaver, patter, prate, ramble, rap
definition 3: to make a soft, continuous sound, as of murmuring.
The stream babbles.
synonyms:
murmur, purl, sough
similar words:
drone, hum, purr, sigh, whisper
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to say in an incoherent or meaningless way.
synonyms:
jabber
similar words:
gabble, mumble, murmur, mutter, stutter
definition 2: to speak of without thought or impulsively.
synonyms:
blurt
similar words:
bandy about, blab, blather, chatter, drivel, gush, prate, prattle
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: imperfectly articulated utterances.
synonyms:
jabber, jabbering
similar words:
gibberish, mumbling, muttering
definition 2: thoughtless or directionless utterances; chatter.
synonyms:
blather, chatter, gab, gossip, prattle
similar words:
chitchat, drivel, nonsense, palaver, patter, small talk, twaddle, wind
definition 3: a soft, continuous sound, as of murmuring.
synonyms:
murmur, murmuring, purl, purling, sough, soughing
similar words:
drone, droning, hum, humming, purr, purring, whisper, whispering
derivation: babbler (n.)
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