verb (used without object), burbled, burbling.
to make a bubbling sound; bubble.
to speak in an excited manner; babble.
a bubbling or gentle flow.
an excited flow of speech.
Aeronautics. the breakdown of smooth airflow around a wing at a high angle of attack.

1275–1325; Middle English; perhaps variant of bubble

burbler, noun
burbly, adverb
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burble (ˈbɜːbəl)
1.  to make or utter with a bubbling sound; gurgle
2.  (intr; often foll by away or on) to talk quickly and excitedly
3.  (intr) (of the airflow around a body) to become turbulent
4.  a bubbling or gurgling sound
5.  a flow of excited speech
6.  turbulence in the airflow around a body
[C14: probably of imitative origin; compare Spanish borbollar to bubble, gush, Italian borbugliare]

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Word Origin & History

"to make a bubbling sound," c.1300, onomatopoeic.
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burble definition

[Lewis Carroll's "Jabberwocky"] Like flame, but connotes that the source is truly clueless and ineffectual (mere flamers can be competent). A term of deep contempt. "There's some guy on the phone burbling about how he got a DISK FULL error and it's all our comm software's fault." This is mainstream slang in some parts of England.
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Example sentences
But long before that first burble or coo, babies are learning the elements of language.
We were sitting in a bucolic place: a narrow, swiftly moving stream nearby gave a gentle burble while birds tweeted above us.
The clear streams burble over pebbles and through meadows.
She would hum and sing and even burble in a contented way.
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