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Definition of Babble

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

They only babble who practise not reflection.
Edward Young

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

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

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

It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content... it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from language we descend to chatter, from chatter to babble and from babble to confusion.
Rene Daumal
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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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