Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use babbler in a sentence
Like humans and other babblers, the behavior started early in development, a little over two weeks after the bats’ birth.These baby greater sac-winged bats babble to learn their mating songs | Jonathan Lambert | August 19, 2021 | Science News
The bats may not babble exactly like other known babblers, says Pralle Kriengwatana, a behavioral biologist at the University of Glasgow in Scotland who wasn’t involved in the study.These baby greater sac-winged bats babble to learn their mating songs | Jonathan Lambert | August 19, 2021 | Science News
Figuratively the term is used to designate an empty babbler.
Pisistratus could not feel flattered by passages intended to exhibit his ancestor as a conceited and inopportune old babbler.Homer and His Age | Andrew Lang
The eggs of this cuckoo are blue, but are distinguishable from those of the babbler by their larger size.A Bird Calendar for Northern India | Douglas Dewar
When it sees a babbler approaching with food, the cuckoo cries out and flaps its wings vigorously.A Bird Calendar for Northern India | Douglas Dewar
Our Yankee, like the Roman babbler, had abundance of time to discourse on fifty different subjects.
British Dictionary definitions for babbler
a person who babbles
any of various insect-eating birds of the Old World tropics and subtropics that have a loud incessant song: family Muscicapidae (warblers, thrushes, etc)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012