babbling brook

babbling brook
Australian Slang
Cockney Rhyming Slang
1. Crook
He's always on the babble. Meaning he's always planning something crooked. See also Cook.
2. Cook
My missus couldn't babble to save her life. See also Crook.

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • babbling brook — /bæblɪŋ ˈbrʊk/ (say babling brook) noun Colloquial a cook. Also, bab. {rhyming slang} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Babbling brook — cook …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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  • brook — n. a babbling brook * * * [brʊk] a babbling brook …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Babbling — Babble Bab ble (b[a^]b b l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Babbled} (b[a^]b b ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Babbling}.] [Cf. LG. babbeln, D. babbelen, G. bappeln, bappern, F. babiller, It. babbolare; prob. orig., to keep saying ba, imitative of a child learning… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brook — brook1 [bruk] n [: Old English; Origin: broc] a small stream ▪ a babbling brook brook 2 brook2 v [: Old English; Origin: brucan to use, enjoy ] not brook sth/brook no sth formal to not allow or accept something ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brook — 1 noun (C) a small stream: a babbling brook 2 verb not brook sth/brook no sth formal to not allow or accept something: He would brook no interruptions from subordinates …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • brook — I noun a babbling brook Syn: stream, creek, streamlet, rivulet, rill, brooklet, runnel; Brit. bourn, burn, beck II verb, formal we brook no violence Syn: tolerate, allow, sta …   Thesaurus of popular words

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