Bábbler. n.s. [from babble.]
- An idle talker; an irrational prattler.
We hold our time too precious to be spent
With such a babbler. Shakesp. King John.
Great babblers, or talkers, are not fit for trust. L'Estrange.
The apostle of my text had no sooner proposed it to the greater masters at Athens, but he himself was ridiculed as a babbler. Rogers.
- A teller of secrets.
Utterers of secrets he from thence debarr'd;
Babblers of folly, and blazers of crime. Fairy Queen, b. ii.