Definitions for babbling

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  1. babble, babbling, lallation(noun)

    gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby

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  1. babbling(Noun)

    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

  2. babbling(Noun)

    sounds produced by infant during the babbling period

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  1. Babbling

    of Babble

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  1. Babbling

    Babbling is a stage in child development and a state in language acquisition, during which an infant appears to be experimenting with uttering sounds of language, but not yet producing any recognizable words. Babbling begins at approximately 5 to 7 months of age, when a baby's noises begin to sound like phonemes. Infants begin to produce recognizable words usually around 12 months, though babbling may continue for some time afterward.

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