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bibble-babble

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Reduplication of babble.

NounEdit

bibble-babble (countable and uncountable, plural bibble-babbles)

  1. Idle talk; babble.
    • c. 1601–1602, Shakespeare, William, Twelfth Night, act 4, scene 2, lines 95–97:
      Malvolio, Malvolio, thy wits the / heavens restore! Endeavour thyself to sleep and leave / thy vain bibble-babble.

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