Related formsbab·bling·ly, adverb
Definition for babbling (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), bab·bled, bab·bling.
verb (used with object), bab·bled, bab·bling.
Origin of babble
Related formsout·bab·ble, verb (used with object), out·bab·bled, out·bab·bling.
Examples from the Web for babbling
Language was no barrier; just about every tongue on the planet was babbling away, caught up in the elaborate mystique of a cult.
I realize now that I spoke to her in paragraphs, babbling on and on, while she talked sparingly but concisely.Marilyn and Me: On the 50th Anniversary of Monroe’s Death|Lawrence Schiller|August 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Children splash around in the babbling river where the infection began, women washing and bathing on rocks in the sun.United Nations Still Denies its Troops Brought Cholera to Haiti|Jonathan M. Katz|April 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There was no babbling brook in the background—just the sound of New York traffic.
She was very small, as thin and light as thistle-down, ill-dressed, and as communicative as a babbling child.Robert Elsmere|Mrs. Humphry Ward
"The babbling of a race in its infancy," it is said by the pandits of the Western world.Avatras|Annie Besant
And Mr. Dingwell's babbling went on, but too indistinctly to be unravelled.The Tenants of Malory|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Comparative quiet only, for the players were babbling among themselves, living the game over again.Andy at Yale|Roy Eliot Stokes
The young people did not obey the old man; they thought that he was not using sense, but just babbling in old man's fashion.