Last modified on 15 December 2014, at 19:38

burble

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English burblen (to bubble).

NounEdit

burble (plural burbles)

  1. A bubbling, gurgling sound, as of a creek.
  2. A gush of rapid speech.
  3. The turbulent boundary layer about a moving streamlined body.

VerbEdit

burble (third-person singular simple present burbles, present participle burbling, simple past and past participle burbled)

  1. To bubble; to gurgle.
  2. To babble; to speak in an excited rush.
    She burbled on, as if I cared to listen.

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ReferencesEdit

  • (etymology) American Heritage Dictionary.

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