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bur·ble

 (bûr′bəl)
n.
1. A gurgling or bubbling sound, as of running water.
2. A rapid, excited flow of speech.
3. A separation in the boundary layer of fluid about a moving streamlined body, such as the wing of an airplane, causing a breakdown in the smooth flow of fluid and resulting in turbulence.
intr.v. bur·bled, bur·bling, bur·bles
1. To bubble; gurgle.
2. To speak quickly and excitedly; gush.

[Middle English burblen, to bubble.]

bur′bler n.
bur′bly adj.

burble

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

bur•ble

(ˈbɜr bəl)

v. -bled, -bling,
n. v.i.
1. to make a bubbling sound; bubble; gurgle.
2. to speak in an excited manner; babble.
n.
3. a bubbling or gentle flow.
4. an excited flow of speech.
[1275–1325; Middle English; perhaps variant of bubble]
bur′bler, n.
bur′bly, adv.

burble


Past participle: burbled
Gerund: burbling

Imperative
burble
burble
Present
I burble
you burble
he/she/it burbles
we burble
you burble
they burble
Preterite
I burbled
you burbled
he/she/it burbled
we burbled
you burbled
they burbled
Present Continuous
I am burbling
you are burbling
he/she/it is burbling
we are burbling
you are burbling
they are burbling
Present Perfect
I have burbled
you have burbled
he/she/it has burbled
we have burbled
you have burbled
they have burbled
Past Continuous
I was burbling
you were burbling
he/she/it was burbling
we were burbling
you were burbling
they were burbling
Past Perfect
I had burbled
you had burbled
he/she/it had burbled
we had burbled
you had burbled
they had burbled
Future
I will burble
you will burble
he/she/it will burble
we will burble
you will burble
they will burble
Future Perfect
I will have burbled
you will have burbled
he/she/it will have burbled
we will have burbled
you will have burbled
they will have burbled
Future Continuous
I will be burbling
you will be burbling
he/she/it will be burbling
we will be burbling
you will be burbling
they will be burbling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been burbling
you have been burbling
he/she/it has been burbling
we have been burbling
you have been burbling
they have been burbling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been burbling
you will have been burbling
he/she/it will have been burbling
we will have been burbling
you will have been burbling
they will have been burbling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been burbling
you had been burbling
he/she/it had been burbling
we had been burbling
you had been burbling
they had been burbling
Conditional
I would burble
you would burble
he/she/it would burble
we would burble
you would burble
they would burble
Past Conditional
I would have burbled
you would have burbled
he/she/it would have burbled
we would have burbled
you would have burbled
they would have burbled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.burble - flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noiseburble - flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
gurgle - make sounds similar to gurgling water; "The baby gurgled with satisfaction when the mother tickled it"

burble

verb
To flow or move with a low slapping sound:
Translations

burble

[ˈbɜːbl] VI
1. [baby] → hacer gorgoritos; [stream] → burbujear
2. (pej) [person] (= talk) → farfullar

burble

[ˈbɜːrbəl]
vi
[water, river] → murmurer
(= talk) [person] → marmonner
to burble about sth → jacasser au sujet de qch
to burble on about sth → radoter sur (le thème de) qch
vt (= say) → marmonner

burble

vi
(stream)plätschern, gurgeln
(fig, person) → plappern; (baby)gurgeln; what’s he burbling (on) about? (inf)worüber quasselt er eigentlich? (inf)
n (of stream)Plätschern nt, → Gurgeln nt; (on tape etc) → Gemurmel nt

burble

[ˈbɜːbl] vi
b. (pej) → borbottare
what's he burbling (on) about? → che cosa sta borbottando?
References in classic literature ?
And as in uffish thought he stood, The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame, Came whiffling through the tulgey wood, And burbled as it came
TV talent shows, she burbled, were "not the way to discover the next Beatles".
He took his vorpal sword in hand: Long time the manxome foe he sought So rested he by the Tumtum tree, And stood awhile in thought And as in uffish thought he stood, The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame, Came whiffling through the tulgey wood, And burbled as it came
LAST Saturday morning on match day at Cardiff Central with visitors arriving from all over the UK and thousands departing on holiday, including foreign tourists, the rail announcement system burbled on in a language unknown to 95 per cent on the station.
Scores of cell phones twittered, beeped, and burbled all at once inside a concert hall in River Forest, Ill.
Except for the conspicuous walls, the 'House near Cordoba' hid itself, the better to emphasise its relationship to the primal elements of sun, sky stars and wind above, as well as those of the enveloping earth and the water that burbled within its walls.
Today was a good day for England," burbled the BBC, a comment Cockett wryly records in her wartime diary, knowing for certain such an announcement would become more and more ironic.
Then, like multicolored inchworms, bodies began to surge in from the sides as a bass guitar rift blared and indecipherable lyrics burbled amid dire, comprehensible fragments like "I suited it out, boy.