v. i.

  1. To utter words indistinctly or unintelligibly; to utter inarticulate sounds; as a child babbles.
  2. To talk incoherently; to utter unmeaning words.
  3. To talk much; to chatter; to prate.
  4. To make a continuous murmuring noise, as shallow water running over stones.
  5. To utter in an indistinct or incoherent way; to repeat, as words, in a childish way without understanding.
  6. To disclose by too free talk, as a secret.


  1. Idle talk; senseless prattle; gabble; twaddle.
  2. Inarticulate speech; constant or confused murmur.