Share this entry

Share this page

babbler

División en sílabas: bab·bler
Pronunciación: /ˈbab(ə)lər
 
/

Definición de babbler en inglés:

sustantivo

1A person who babbles.
Example sentences
  • Not only are human rights (as decided by the legal babblers) to be elevated over all other political principles, but also they can be collective, and in their assertion actually extinguish individual human rights.
  • Yes, this is all just history, and therefore of no interest to the chauvinistic babblers who dominate the national dialogue on US airwaves.
  • It is this sort of people and not rootless metropolitan babblers who value and indeed venerate the Queen.
2A thrushlike Old World songbird with a long tail, short rounded wings, and typically a loud discordant or musical voice.
Example sentences
  • I stray from the purpose of our trip: birds, which were no less alluring than all the scenes mentioned above, with names such as coucals, laughingthrushes, babblers, and junglefowl.
  • The clearing of undergrowth for trek paths and human interference had badly affected the thrushes, babblers, warblers and bulbuls in this region.
  • Morphologically, babblers differ from thrushes and flycatchers by the lack of distinct juvenal plumage.

Words that rhyme with babbler

dabbler, parabola

Definición de babbler en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something