babbling


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Synonyms for babbling

emitting a murmuring sound felt to resemble a laugh

Synonyms for babbling

gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby

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The next moment his arms were round her, and he was babbling.
Nobody objected to this, so leaving the road we made our way to a stream which was babbling away not far off, and soon had a goodly fire of dry boughs blazing.
In the name of goodness, child, what are you babbling about?
But Simon Nishikanta, becoming suddenly aware that the old man was babbling, bellowed out ferociously:
Towards the last I was delirious most of the time; and there were times, too, when I heard Otoo babbling and raving in his native tongue.
Henry was bending over and adding ice to the babbling pot of beans when he was startled by the sound of a blow, an exclamation from Bill, and a sharp snarling cry of pain from among the dogs.
His voice broken, it seemed, into an infinite multitude of unfamiliar sounds, went babbling and stammering away into the distant reaches of the forest, died into silence, and all was as before.
It may save them from foolish and pernicious babbling.
And as many other rivers are there, babbling as they flow, sons of Ocean, whom queenly Tethys bare, but their names it is hard for a mortal man to tell, but people know those by which they severally dwell.
Finn's(the wife of Smith's waggoner) unimpeachable testimony that she saw him get over the low wall of Hammond's pig-pound and lurch straight at her, babbling aloud in a voice that was enough to make one die of fright.
I had had trouble enough already, with some babbling fiend that would keep whispering in my ear, 'It may be true,' till I had shouted aloud, 'It is false
That is all, the drunkenness of life, the stirring and crawling of the yeast, the babbling of the life that is insane with consciousness that it is alive.
Such ancient babbling still passeth for "wisdom"; because it is old, however, and smelleth mustily, THEREFORE is it the more honoured.
Nancy, WILL you tell me what this absurd 'game' is that the whole town seems to be babbling about?
They made an uncouth babbling noise when they spoke, moved in a stately manner, and sent quick, wild glances out of their startled, never-resting eyes.