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Definition of 'babble'


  1. gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby
       Synonyms: babbling lallation


  1. utter meaningless sounds, like a baby, or utter in an incoherent way; "The old man is only babbling--don't pay attention"
  2. to talk foolishly; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"
       Synonyms: blather smatter blether blither
  3. flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks"
       Synonyms: ripple guggle burble bubble gurgle
  4. divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"
       Synonyms: spill the beans let the cat out of the bag talk tattle blab peach sing babble out blab out
       Antonyms: keep quiet shut one's mouth keep one's mouth shut

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