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burble

play
verb bur·ble \ ˈbər-bəl \

Definition of burble

burbled; burbling play \-b(ə-)liŋ\
intransitive verb
1 :to make a bubbling sound

burbler

play \-b(ə-)lər\ noun

Examples of burble in a Sentence

  1. The baby burbled happily in her crib.

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Origin and Etymology of burble

Middle English


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burble

noun

Definition of burble

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

burbly

play \-b(ə-)lē\ adjective

Examples of burble in a Sentence

  1. the burble of babies can be so endearing

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First Known Use of burble

1898


BURBLE Defined for English Language Learners

burble

play
verb

Definition of burble for English Language Learners

  • : 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



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