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babble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of babble

  1. unintelligible or meaningless talk <the baby's good-natured babble and random gurglings were cute, but not very helpful in determining what he wanted> Synonyms abracadabra, gibberish, blabber, burble, double Dutch, double-talk, drivel, gabble, gibber, jabber, jabberwocky, mumbo jumbo, nonsense, prattle, slobberRelated Words blah (also blah-blah), hocus-pocus, hokeypokey, twaddle; chatter, gab, patter, prate, tattle, twitter; cackle, clack, clatter




babble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of babble

  1. 1 to speak rapidly, inarticulately, and usually unintelligibly <in such a rush to tell us the news that she just babbled> Synonyms bumble, chat, chatter, drivel, drool, gabble, gibber, jabber, prattle, sputter Related Words blabber, blather, bleat, blither, gab, jangle, jaw, patter, prate, rattle, run on, smatter, tittle-tattle, troll, yak (also yack); chunter [British], maunder, mouth, mumble, murmur, mutter; stammer, stutter; screech, shout, shriek Near Antonyms articulate, enunciate, pronounce

  2. 2 to engage in casual or rambling conversation <the little girls babbled contentedly for the whole ride home> Synonyms chat, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, gab, gabble, gas, jabber, jaw, kibitz (also kibbitz), natter, palaver, patter, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, run on, schmooze (or shmooze), talk, twitter, visitRelated Words gossip, tattle; descant, discuss, expatiate; yak (also yack), yammer, yap





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