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babble

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

unintelligible or meaningless talk
  • the baby's good-natured babble and random gurglings were cute, but not very helpful in determining what he wanted

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babble

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of babble (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to speak rapidly, inarticulately, and usually unintelligibly
  • in such a rush to tell us the news that she just babbled

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2 to engage in casual or rambling conversation
  • the little girls babbled contentedly for the whole ride home

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The first known use of babble was in the 13th century

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“Babble.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/babble. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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