IPA: bˈæbʌɫɪŋ


  • (uncountable) a stage in child language acquisition, during which an infant appears to be experimenting with uttering sounds of language, but not yet producing any recognizable words
  • (countable, uncountable) sounds produced by infant during the babbling period
  • (countable, uncountable) Idle senseless talk; prattle.
  • (countable, uncountable) A confused murmur, as of a stream.

Examples of "babbling" in Sentences

  • The song is a pleasant babbling.
  • Anyhow, I'm babbling about the stuff.
  • I will stop babbling and cut to the chase.
  • The language that infants speak is called babbling.
  • It left the page a disheveled and incoherent babbling mess.
  • One of the terminologies of this behaviour is called motor babbling.
  • Bull shit bush on CNN babbling from a dunkin donut factory about his imigration crap.
  • I stared passively out the window and impatiently endured the babbling from the nurse.
  • Your daft babbling is just what is needed to keep things from being, you know, interesting.
  • If at 12 months your child is not babbling, that is a sign that you should take them to the doctor.
  • You were more interested in babbling on about your enjoying the sound of a motorcycle more than riding one.
  • I can only counsel you, friends, to listen to no vain babbling, to no treacherous jargon about overt acts; they have already been committed.
  • I thought that was it, until today, when the producer emails me and says that my babbling is going to be on “Halo 3: Sci vs. Fi,” on the Sci Fi Channel on September 25 at 4 p.m.
  • NOW is the time for the current administration to continue to step up to the plate and lead America in the direction of greatness again and forget about all the babbling from the kids and move forward with the important issues at hand.
  • This particular mistaken belief has provided the underpinning for the GOP’s grotesquely dishonest domestic policy appeals for decades – from Reagan’s promises to curtail “waste, fraud and abuse” to McCain babbling about bear DNA studies.
  • The irony about all this Web 2.0 babbling is a) it’s already here, stop branding what already exists, it’s not new unless you want to go get VC money like podcasting and pretend it’s all shiny and cool and b) umm, what about invariably Web 3.0 coming along and shaking it all up?

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