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 Meanings and Examples of BABBLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
babble
 v.  talk foolishly or idly; utter meaningless confusion of words or sounds
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  Then there was an excited babble of negro voices in the darkness of the yard and high-pitched negro laughter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  The house seemed bursting with the crowd, and a ceaseless babble of talking and laughter and giggles and shrill feminine squeaks and screams rose and fell.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  In the darkness he saw visions of a thousand-tongued fear that would babble at his back and cause him to flee, while others were going coolly about their country's business.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 2
4  When, however, they began to pass into a new region, his old fears of stupidity and incompetence reassailed him, but this time he doggedly let them babble.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 3
5  And therefore the tongues about him had ceased their babble.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
6  A violent babble of uncouth sounds burst out on the other side of the planks.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
7  She was glad even to babble to Clifford.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
8  Remember, if you talk, if you babble, if you get drunk, you risk your master's head, who has so much confidence in your fidelity, and who answers for you.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR
9  There followed an incomprehensible, interwoven babble of shouts and replies and calls of agreement.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
10  Scarlett heard the cheerful babbling voice going on and on but she did not hear the words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
11  It was only that he was drunk and sick from strain and his mind was running wild, like a man delirious, babbling wild fantasies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
12  Emboldened by this, the Captain reiterated his demand to the rest, but Steelkilt shouted up to him a terrific hint to stop his babbling and betake himself where he belonged.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
13  The man at the youth's elbow was babbling.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 5
14  The babbling man was grazed by a shot that made the blood stream widely down his face.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 5
15  Infamy was babbling around her in the public market-place.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
Example Sentence:
1  The little girl likes to babble about her doll.
2  The children babbled excitedly among themselves.
3  Her baby babbled away for an hour.
4  During her high fever,the patient babbled of going back home.