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burble

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verb bur·ble \ˈbər-bəl\

Definition of burble

burbled

burbling

play \-b(ə-)liŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make a bubbling sound

  3. 2 :  babble, prattle

burbler

play \-b(ə-)lər\ noun

Examples of burble in a sentence

  1. The baby burbled happily in her crib.

Origin and Etymology of burble

Middle English


First Known Use: 14th century


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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)

burbly

play \-b(ə-)lē\ adjective

Examples of burble in a sentence

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

1898

First Known Use of burble

1898


BURBLE Defined for English Language Learners

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burble

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verb bur·ble \ˈbər-bəl\

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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