burbling
burbling urbling burbly urblyadj. 1. uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm; as, a novel told in burbly panting tones.

Syn: effusive, gushing. [WordNet 1.5]

2. bubbling; -- of sounds, especially of water. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • burbly — burbling urbling burbly urblyadj. 1. uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm; as, a novel told in burbly panting tones. Syn: effusive, gushing. [WordNet 1.5] 2. bubbling; of sounds, especially of water. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • burble — /ˈbɜbəl / (say berbuhl) verb (t) (burbled, burbling) 1. to make a bubbling sound; bubble. 2. to speak quickly and unclearly. 3. to speak incoherently or inconsequentially. –noun 4. a bubbling or gentle gush. 5. a flow of excited, unclear speech.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • burble point — noun : the angle of attack of an airfoil at which the first signs of burble appear * * * burble point or burbling point noun (aerodynamics) The angle of attack at which the sharp drop in the ratio of lift to drag (an effect of burbling too near… …   Useful english dictionary

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