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  • adj. burbling

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bubbling.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Sadhana pursed her lips and glared at Suraiya, who had just told her, in a burbly excited voice quite different from her usual sober and properly restrained young-married-woman tones, that Eric Redding had come right out that morning, after a week's worth of “impossibly adult flirtation” and asked her out!

    For the Sake of the Boy

  • Crazy minimalist melodies, twisted electronics and burbly basslines, featuring guest vocals by Kate Wax, Paris the Black Fu (from the Detroit Grand Pubahs and Lotterboys), Stéphanie Perrinjaquet and Kalabrese.

    Always always (Music (For Robots))

  • But it's a neat little way to sum up what Erin's been talking about. tBCW is an E extrovert--that's the hostess, welcome wagon, burbly, I'm-*so*-happy-to-meet-EVERYONE part of it.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The model is essentially a remake of GM's Pontiac Solstice, but it eclipses that car with big-city style, accurate steering, a burbly exhaust note and decent road handling.

    Whole New World

  • “Oh, really?” said a burbly voice from behind them.

    A Few Minutes in Granddaddy's Old House on Black Bottom Bayou

  • I ended up napping for an hour and a half and when I woke up my tummy was burbly.

    dulligirl Diary Entry

  • I wasn't, actually, aware that the old one had ended--I suspect that they never really do end, just change their names--but our reunion chair was all burbly with excitement about the opportunities that this offered those of us desperate to give our money away:

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • If the Core Sample were just trawling for authors, rather than for an individual book, it would probably have dredged up John Michell's burbly explorations into sacred geography.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

  • Through the effects, the result was a sort of burbly shimmer.

    [theremin] adventures in toroidspace

  • The above set of effects gave this great burbly/crunchy overdriven sound to the theremin that worked better with electribe patterns already using distortion.

    dark house on the day of the dead


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