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burble

play
verb bur·ble \ˈbər-bəl\

Simple Definition of burble

  • : to make the quiet sound of water moving over rocks

  • : to talk foolishly or too much

  • of a baby : to make quiet and happy sounds

Full Definition of burble

bur·bledbur·bling play \-b(ə-)liŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make a bubbling sound

  3. 2 :  babble, prattle

bur·bler play \-b(ə-)lər\ noun

Examples of burble

  1. The baby burbled happily in her crib.



Origin of burble

Middle English


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with burble


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burble

noun bur·ble

Definition of burble

  1. 1 :  prattle

  2. 2 :  the breaking up of the smooth flow of air about a body (as an airplane wing)

bur·bly play \-b(ə-)lē\ adjective


Examples of burble

  1. <the burble of babies can be so endearing>



1898

First Known Use of burble

1898


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