burble (plural burbles)
- A bubbling, gurgling sound, as of a creek.
- 1988, Bruce Chatwin, Utz, London: Jonathan Cape, →ISBN; republished London: Vintage Books, 2005, →ISBN, page 50:
- Marta's gander was a magnificent snow-white bird: the object of terror to foxes, children and dogs. She had reared him as a gosling; and whenever he approached, he would let fly a low contented burble and sidle his neck around her thighs.
- A gush of rapid speech.
- The turbulent boundary layer about a moving streamlined body.
- To bubble; to gurgle.
- To babble; to speak in an excited rush.
- She burbled on, as if I cared to listen.
to bubble, to gurgle
speak in an incoherent rush
- Trouble; disorder.
- (transitive) To trouble or confuse.
- (etymology 1) American Heritage Dictionary.