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Definition of babble verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they babble
    he / she / it babbles
    past simple babbled
    -ing form babbling
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] babble (away/on) (something) to talk quickly in a way that is difficult to understand They were all babbling away in a foreign language. I realized I was babbling like an idiot.
  2. 2[intransitive] to make the sound of water flowing over rocks, like a stream a babbling brook
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