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babble

(bab′ĕl)
1. The meaningless sounds made by an infant before he or she is able to generate mature speech.
2. Any incomprehensible vocalization.

multitalker babble

Background noise made by several speakers talking at the same time. It competes with and may mask or disguise sounds or voices that a person, esp. one with hearing loss, wishes to hear.
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In that study, mothers were instructed to respond positively -- such as smiling or touching -- each time their infants looked at them and babbled. The results found the babies learned to vocalize advanced syllable-like sounds more readily than the typical infant.
Babbled Ironically, there was plenty of needle in the match and near the end Gordon Strachan grabbed some action.
When Holland's fourth went in jabbering Jon babbled: "Now the Scots have a mountain to climb in the Low Countries."
For years, Stalin watched his favorite movies--especially Tarzan epics--as the translator babbled away.