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Definition of Babble


  1. To utter words indistinctly or unintelligibly; to utter inarticulate sounds; as a child babbles.
  2. To talk incoherently; to utter unmeaning words.
  3. To talk much; to chatter; to prate.
  4. To make a continuous murmuring noise, as shallow water running over stones.
  5. To utter in an indistinct or incoherent way; to repeat, as words, in a childish way without understanding.
  6. To disclose by too free talk, as a secret.
  7. Idle talk; senseless prattle; gabble; twaddle.
  8. Inarticulate speech; constant or confused murmur.

Babble Quotations

Never forget the power of silence, that massively disconcerting pause which goes on and on and may at last induce an opponent to babble and backtrack nervously.
Lance Morrow

They only babble who practise not reflection.
Edward Young

My first gig ever was writing looplines for a movie that had already been made. You know, writing lines over somebody's back to explain something, to help make a connection, to add a joke, or to just add babble because the people are in frame and should be saying something.
Joss Whedon

Is New Ageism inherently fascist? Of course not, though I'm happy to pronounce its babble about chakras and cosmic energy errant quackery.
Timothy Noah

At the end of the day, the TV show is the best job in the world. I get to go anywhere I want, eat and drink whatever I want. As long as I just babble at the camera, other people will pay for it. It's a gift.
Anthony Bourdain
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Babble Translations

babble in French is bavardons, bavardent, bavardez
babble in Latin is garrio
babble in Spanish is charla
babble in Swedish is rabbla, pladdra, sorl, jollra
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