Definition Of babble


forming nouns denoting confusing or pretentious jargon characteristic of a specified field or group.


talk rapidly and continuously in a foolish, excited, or incomprehensible way.

he would babble on in his gringo Spanish

the sound of people talking quickly and in a way that is difficult or impossible to understand.

a babble of protest

Example Of babble

  • Although she was odd, silently I knew I enjoyed her insensible babble .

  • As you can tell from my inane babble above, not much has been going on round these parts lately.

  • Elaine did not seem to hear Lynette, as she continued to babble on about Sir Lancelot.

  • Fay ably expresses the feelings of many as they try to decipher the babble of words coming from the religious sector following the tsunami.

  • From an uncertain corner in another part of the pub, there was a babble of bedlam.

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