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Friday, August 14, 2015

Definitions for burble

  1. to speak in an excited manner; babble.
  2. to make a bubbling sound; bubble.
  3. a bubbling or gentle flow.

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Citations for burble
He didn't tell us much, but he burbled with a certain eccentric charm. Gyles Brandreth, Breaking the Code: Westminster Diaries, 1999
"Now, when he arrives, you are not to burble about his books." "I burble?" She pretended more offence than she took. Julian Barnes, Arthur & George, 2005
Origin of burble
1275-1325
Burble is thought to be onomatopoeic in origin, expessing the sound of bubbles or bubbling. It entered English in the early 1300s.