(noun, verb)


1. gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby

Similar word(s): babbling, lallation

Definition categories: communication, gibber, gibberish


1. utter meaningless sounds, like a baby, or utter in an incoherent way

Definition categories: communication, mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

2. to talk foolishly

- The two women babbled and crooned at the baby

Similar word(s): blather, blether, blither, smatter

Definition categories: communication, blab, blabber, chatter, clack, gabble, gibber, maunder, palaver, piffle, prate, prattle, tattle, twaddle

3. flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise

Similar word(s): bubble, burble, guggle, gurgle, ripple

Definition categories: perception, go, sound

4. divulge confidential information or secrets

Similar word(s): blab, peach, sing, talk, tattle

Definition categories: communication, break, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, reveal, uncover, unwrap

Sentences with babble as a verb:

- Hounds are said to babble, or to be babbling, when they are too noisy after having found a good scent.