Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: babble
IPA transcription: [b'æbəl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: babble, babbling, lallation
    Meaning: gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: babble
    Meaning: utter meaningless sounds, like a baby, or utter in an incoherent way; "The old man is only babbling--don't pay attention"
  • Synonyms: babble, blather, smatter, blether, blither
    Meaning: to talk foolishly; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"
Usage examples
  • The small images reappeared and the babble increased, red lights flickering from face to face.
  • A babble of voices broke out, and one by one the boats were hastily launched, heading back to the ship, leaving Chris shaking and unnerved on the sand.
  • Remember, if you talk, if you babble, if you get drunk, you risk your master's head, who has so much confidence in your fidelity, and who answers for you.
  • No longer interrupted by the babble of my companion, I could now remark the difference which the country exhibited from that through which I had hitherto travelled.
  • It was a pretty sight, the bed of hemlock boughs spread under a green tent of woven branches, and on the pillow of moss the pale child watching the flicker of sunshine through the leaves, listening to the babble of a brook close by, or sleeping tranquilly, lulled by the murmur of the pines.