babble


babble
Synonyms and related words:
Aesopian language, Babel, Greek, absurdity, amphigory, argot, babblement, baffle, balderdash, bavardage, be Greek to, be beyond one, be indiscreet, be insane, be too deep, be unguarded, beat one, betray, betray a confidence, bibble-babble, blab, blabber, blah-blah, blather, blether, blethers, blurt, blurt out, bombast, bubble, bull, bullshit, burble, cackle, cant, caquet, caqueterie, chat, chatter, chattering, chitchat, chitter-chatter, cipher, clack, claptrap, clatter, code, cryptogram, disclose, dither, divulge, dote, double Dutch, double-talk, drivel, drool, escape one, fiddle-faddle, fiddledeedee, flummery, folderol, fudge, fustian, gab, gabble, galimatias, gammon, garble, gas, gibber, gibberish, gibble-gabble, gift of tongues, give away, glossolalia, go on, gobbledygook, gossip, guff, guggle, gurgle, gush, have a demon, haver, hocus-pocus, hot air, hubbub, humbug, idle talk, inform, inform on, jabber, jabberwocky, jargon, jaw, jumble, lap, leak, let drop, let fall, let slip, lose one, mere talk, mumbo jumbo, murmur, narrishkeit, natter, need explanation, niaiserie, noise, nonsense, nonsense talk, not make sense, not penetrate, pack of nonsense, palaver, pass comprehension, patter, peach, perplex, piffle, plash, pour forth, prate, prating, prattle, prittle-prattle, purl, rabbit, rage, ramble, ramble on, rant, rat, rattle, rattle on, rave, reel off, repeat, reveal, reveal a secret, riddle, rigamarole, rigmarole, ripple, rodomontade, rubbish, run amok, run mad, run on, scramble, secret language, sing, skimble-skamble, slang, slaver, slobber, slosh, speak in tongues, spill, spill the beans, splash, spout, spout off, squeal, stool, stuff and nonsense, stultiloquence, swash, swish, talk, talk away, talk double Dutch, talk nonsense, talk on, talkee-talkee, tattle, tattle on, tell, tell on, tell secrets, tell tales, tittle-tattle, trash, trill, trumpery, twaddle, twattle, twiddle-twaddle, vapor, vaporing, waffle, waffling, wander, wash, yak, yakkety-yak, yammer, yap

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Babble — Bab ble, n. 1. Idle talk; senseless prattle; gabble; twaddle. This is mere moral babble. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Inarticulate speech; constant or confused murmur. [1913 Webster] The babble of our young children. Darwin. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Babble — Bab ble, v. t. 1. To utter in an indistinct or incoherent way; to repeat, as words, in a childish way without understanding. [1913 Webster] These [words] he used to babble in all companies. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 2. To disclose by too free… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Babble — Bab ble (b[a^]b b l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Babbled} (b[a^]b b ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Babbling}.] [Cf. LG. babbeln, D. babbelen, G. bappeln, bappern, F. babiller, It. babbolare; prob. orig., to keep saying ba, imitative of a child learning to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • babble — [n] trivial talk, often incessant blubbering, burble, chatter, clamor, drivel, gab, gabble, gibberish, gossip, gushing, idle talk, jabber, jabbering, jargon, murmur, muttering, prattle, ranting, tattling; concepts 266,278 Ant. quiet, sense,… …   New thesaurus

  • -babble — [bab′əl] combining form jargon or wordy and confusing language related to or characteristic of a (specified) field, group, etc.: often used in nonce compounds [technobabble] * * * …   Universalium

  • babble — index jargon (unintelligible language), prattle Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • babble — vb gabble, jabber, prattle, chatter, patter, prate, gibber, gab, *chat Analogous words: *gossip, blab, tattle: converse, talk, *speak …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • babble — ► VERB 1) talk rapidly in a foolish, excited, or incomprehensible way. 2) (of a stream) make a continuous murmur as the water flows over stones. ► NOUN ▪ the sound of babbling. DERIVATIVES babbler noun. ORIGIN Low German babbelen, or an… …   English terms dictionary

  • -babble — [bab′əl] combining form jargon or wordy and confusing language related to or characteristic of a (specified) field, group, etc.: often used in nonce compounds [technobabble] …   English World dictionary

  • babble — [bab′əl] vi. babbled, babbling [ME bablen; akin to Norw bable, Swed babbla, Ger babbeln, to prattle, L balbutire, to stammer, Sans balbuthah, stammerer: of echoic orig.] 1. to make incoherent sounds, as a baby does; prattle 2. to talk foolishly… …   English World dictionary

  • babble — I n. childish; confused; incessant babble II v. 1) to babble ceaselessly, incessantly 2) (B) he babbled a few words to her 3) (D; intr.) to babble about * * * [ bæb(ə)l] confused incessant babble incessantly (B) he babbled a few words to her (D;… …   Combinatory dictionary