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  • Babbling — (also called twaddling) is 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. (Crucially, the larynx or voicebox, originally… …   Wikipedia

  • babbling — babbling; babbling·ly; …   English syllables

  • babbling — index loquacious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Babbling — Babble Bab ble (b[a^]b b l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Babbled} (b[a^]b b ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Babbling}.] [Cf. LG. babbeln, D. babbelen, G. bappeln, bappern, F. babiller, It. babbolare; prob. orig., to keep saying ba, imitative of a child learning… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • babbling — babblingly, adv. /bab ling/, n. 1. foolish or meaningless chatter; prattle: the constant babbling of idle gossips. 2. the random production of meaningless vocal sounds characteristic of infants after about the sixth week. adj. 3. chattering or… …   Universalium

  • babbling — noun a) 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 b) sounds produced by infant during the babbling period …   Wiktionary

  • babbling — adj. Babbling is used with these nouns: ↑idiot …   Collocations dictionary

  • babbling — n chatter, chattering, prattle, prattling, small talk, chit chat, chitter chatter; gossip, buzzing, Inf. gab, idle or foolish talk; palaver, Sl. hot air, Sl. gas, Sl. bull; nonsense, gibberish, jargon, gobblede gook; jabbering, jabber,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • babbling — Synonyms and related words: arrested, backward, blithering, bubbling, burbling, crackbrained, cracked, crazy, cretinistic, cretinous, delirious, dithering, dizzy, driveling, drooling, giddy, guggling, gurgling, half baked, half witted, idiotic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • babbling — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Emitting a murmuring sound felt to resemble a laugh: bubbling, burbling, gurgling, laughing, rippling. See LAUGHTER, SOUNDS …   English dictionary for students

  • babbling — n. chattering, muttering; speaking continuously in an unintelligible manner bab·ble || bæbl n. chatter, prattle; muttering; gushing, bubbling v. chatter; mumble; gush, bubble …   English contemporary dictionary

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