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burble

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishburblebur‧ble /ˈbɜːbəl $ ˈbɜːr-/ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]SPEAK A LANGUAGE to talk about something in a confused way that is difficult to understandburble on/away 🔊 I had to listen for an hour while she burbled away.2 [intransitive]SOUND to make a sound like a stream flowing over stonesburble noun [singular]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
burbleUnder the black vinyl the waters burbled and hiccuped.The computer would be burbling away and the lights would be fluttering around the console.I stroke her hair and burble fine words, while she sobs out her questions and accusations.The constant stream of praise burbling in the background of the class swelled into shouts of rapture.Outside, a wood dove burbled on my sill.A fresh-faced young girl burbled out her news.There was no sound except for a pigeon burbling to itself in the road, pecking at horse-dung.You should have heard a dial tone, a ringing sound, then burbling tones.burble on/awayThe computer would be burbling away and the lights would be fluttering around the console.Outside, a wood dove burbled on my sill.
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Verb table
burble
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyburble
he, she, itburbles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyburbled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave burbled
he, she, ithas burbled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad burbled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill burble
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have burbled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam burbling
he, she, itis burbling
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you, we, theyare burbling
Past
I, he, she, itwas burbling
you, we, theywere burbling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been burbling
he, she, ithas been burbling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been burbling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be burbling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been burbling
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