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Princeton's WordNet

  1. babble, babbling, lallationnoun

    gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby

Wiktionary

  1. babblingnoun

    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. babblingnoun

    sounds produced by infant during the babbling period

Webster Dictionary

  1. Babbling

    of Babble

Freebase

  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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. babbling

    The sound made by shallow rivers flowing over stony beds.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of babbling in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of babbling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of babbling in a Sentence

  1. William Shakespeare:

    I hate ingratitude more in a man than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness, or any taint of vice whose strong corruption inhabits our frail blood.

  2. Lawrence Durrell:

    The first technology was good and I enjoyed the the book as a whole but the second tetralogy gradually seem to to ramble with sexual visuals but we're not very sane because as it got into the second book of that cat trilogy I suddenly realised that he wasn't really making much sense and I suddenly found myself being rather disappointed because the last thing I wanted to do was to find out that he was not mentally fit and although I'm not a psychologist professionally I've studied enough psychology to be able to tell when somebody is mentally unfit and I'm probably mentally unfit myself to some degree but not to that degree and impact has become a a celibate through an obsession of hygiene. I hope I'm wrong but I think I might well be right about him and I would like to know if there's any evidence that would gainsay what I have just said and will be left forever answer why he seemed to end up babbling rather than writing in that last book which incidentally I'm afraid I threw out because I didn't really like the back but I felt this feeling! But I knew I could never read it again!

  3. Edna St. Vincent Millay:

    April comes like an idiot, babbling and strewing flowers.

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