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noun as in talker

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Like humans and other babblers, the behavior started early in development, a little over two weeks after the bats’ birth.

The bats may not babble exactly like other known babblers, says Pralle Kriengwatana, a behavioral biologist at the University of Glasgow in Scotland who wasn’t involved in the study.

Figuratively the term is used to designate an empty babbler.

Pisistratus could not feel flattered by passages intended to exhibit his ancestor as a conceited and inopportune old babbler.

The eggs of this cuckoo are blue, but are distinguishable from those of the babbler by their larger size.

When it sees a babbler approaching with food, the cuckoo cries out and flaps its wings vigorously.

Our Yankee, like the Roman babbler, had abundance of time to discourse on fifty different subjects.


On this page you'll find 212 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to babbler, such as: blabber, blowhard, chatterbox, chatterer, gasbag, and gossiper.

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