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Babbling

BAB'BLING

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ppr.
Talking idly; telling secrets.
2.
Uttering a succession of murmuring sounds; as a babbling stream.
3.
In hunting, babbling is when the hounds are too busy after they have found a good scent.

BAB'BLING

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Noun.
Foolish talk. 1 Tim.vi.

Definition 2022


babbling

babbling

English

Noun

babbling (plural babblings)

  1. (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
  2. (countable) sounds produced by infant during the babbling period

Verb

babbling

  1. present participle of babble

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