Meaning of “babble” in the English Dictionary

"babble" in British English

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babbleverb

uk /ˈbæb.əl/ us /ˈbæb.əl/

babblenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbæb.əl/ us /ˈbæb.əl/

a continuous low or confused sound, especially the sound of several people talking:

I could hear the babble of voices in the next room.

(Definition of “babble” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"babble" in American English

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babbleverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈbæb·əl/

to speak quickly, in a confused, excited, or foolish way:

[ I ] She was babbling on about a robbery.

babblenoun [ U ]

us /ˈbæb·əl/

talk or speech that has no meaning:

The baby’s babble would soon turn into language.

Babble also means a low, continuous sound:

It was hard to talk over the babble of voices in the room.

(Definition of “babble” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)