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warble

Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːrbəl; ˈwɔːbəl/

Translation of warble in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [bird] trinar, gorjear; [person] hacer* gorgoritos
    Example sentences
    • Across the river birds warble in the bush - wood pigeons, tui and native parrots flit among the nikau palms and kahikatea.
    • There were popping sounds, birds warbling, half-stifled cries - of rigmarole of street sounds that just totally entranced me.
    • As the weather heats up this summer, frog song may be as easy to hear as bird warbling.
    Example sentences
    • She slowly let go of his hand and walked behind the makeshift stage, where a woman was warbling out a country song.
    • In the Outer Hebrides they still sing a very ancient kind of unaccompanied plainchant - first the minister starts warbling, then the congregation joins in, ululating and carolling, nasally.
    • Willie Nelson is warbling through the stereo and the sun is slipping fast into the Texas Hill Country.

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