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American English: /ˈbæbəl/
British English: /ˈbab(ə)l/

Translation of babble in Spanish:

noun no plural

  • 1 (of voice, voices) a cry rang out above the babble of voices
    se oyó un grito por encima del murmullo de voces
    her answer came out in a confused babble
    balbució una confusa respuesta
    the baby's babble
    el balbuceo del bebé
    Example sentences
    • I'm picking these sounds out from the babble of the past, a raucous market fair of a landscape that stretches out as far as the eye can see.
    • From an uncertain corner in another part of the pub, there was a babble of bedlam.
    • The gorgeous changing colors of the high-tech map were accompanied by sound: the babble of many meteorologists overlaid by the powerful roar of wind and waves.
  • 2 (of water)
    Example sentences
    • The sounds coming from the workshops combine with the babble of the stream to create an authentic atmosphere of the settlement of old.
    • In the silence of the grove, she heard the pleasant babble of the stream, except that it was no longer a quiet sloshing.
    • In plants, a babble of water and small molecules flows through the plasmodesmata between cells.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (talk foolishly)
    parlotear [colloquial]
    he babbled on
    siguió parloteando [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • My mother continued to babble on but I paid no attention.
    • Stacey continued to babble on, totally naïve to the fact that she was causing so many eyes to focus on her.
    • Krista continued to babble on about how one of her uncles had gone through the same thing and it all turned out just fine.

transitive verb

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