Definition for BAB'BLE

BAB'BLE, v.i. [D. babbelen; Fr. babiller; properly to throw out.]

  1. To utter words imperfectly or indistinctly, as children. – Prior.
  2. To talk idly or irrationally; to talk thoughtlessly. – Arbuthnot.
  3. To talk much; to prate; hence, to tell secrets. – Shak.
  4. To utter sounds frequently, incessantly, or indistinctly; as, a babbling echo; a babbling stream.

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