verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈbabbled or ˈbabbling
2. to talk foolishly or too much; blab
3. to make a low, bubbling sound, as a brook does when flowing over stones
4. to say indistinctly or incoherently
5. to say foolishly or unadvisedly; blab
6. confused, incoherent talk or vocal sounds
8. a low, bubbling sound
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Word origin of 'babble'ME bablen; akin to Norw bable, Swed babbla, Ger babbeln, to prattle, L balbutire, to stammer, Sans balbuthah, stammerer: of echoic orig.