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Date: 1200-1300
Origin: Probably from the sound

babble

1 verb
     
Related topics: Colours and Sounds
bab‧ble1
1 [intransitive and transitive] to speak quickly in a way that is difficult to understand or sounds silly:
I have no idea what he was babbling on about.
2 [intransitive]C to make a sound like water moving over stones
babbler noun [countable]

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