babbling idiot

babbling idiot

A person who talks excessively without making sense or saying anything of importance, sarcastically and derogatorily likened to someone with a mental deficiency. Maurice just rattled on and on like a babbling idiot last night about his schemes to get rich. I must have sounded like a babbling idiot from the way I talked about the new house.
See also: idiot
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You're starting to look like a babbling idiot so quit while we still love you.
In general, it takes me about a year in total to get used to all the stuff my phone can do, and in the few months after that, I have usually dropped it enough times to render it a babbling idiot.
But when your lips start moving, it's like your brain is back on summer vacation and some babbling idiot has taken over your thought processes.
Apart from a defeat at Durham after Marcus Trescothick turned into a babbling idiot at the toss, England have looked the better team.
I come across sometimes as crude and crass and bad, a Neanderthal, a babbling idiot.
I can be a babbling idiot but I feel I did nothing wrong and I feel very strongly that I'm innocent in this case.
The bottom is scraped in some dive bar, where one of the film's many babbling idiots (Adam Goldberg) details a scheme to heist Bob Hope's stool sample from Cedars and sell it on eBay.
over athlete's salaries and devotion to the hometown team transforms normally mild-mannered people into babbling idiots.