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burble


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  burble 
  v  :  make  a  babbling,  gurgling  sound,  as  of  water;  "babbling 
  brooks"  [syn:  {ripple},  {babble},  {guggle},  {bubble},  {gurgle}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  burble  v.  [from  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. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  burble 
 
  [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. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
 




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