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babble

bab·ble

babble

 
pronunciation:
bae bl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: babbled, babbles, babbling
definition 1: to speak without making sense.
Babies babble before they learn to talk.
similar words:
mumble, mutter, rave, stutter
definition 2: to talk foolishly or for no reason; chatter.
She babbled on and on about her travels.
synonyms:
chatter
similar words:
gossip, ramble, rap
definition 3: to make a soft, bubbling sound.
The stream babbled.
synonyms:
murmur
similar words:
drone, hum, purr, sigh, whisper
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: spoken words that cannot be heard or understood clearly.
When he speaks Italian, it sounds like babble to me.
similar words:
mumbling, muttering
definition 2: speech that is foolish or has no point; chatter.
We're tired of listening to your babble!
synonyms:
chatter
similar words:
nonsense
derivation: babbler (n.)
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