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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When I meet the Queen (of England), I become a babbling idiot.
You're starting to look like a babbling idiot so quit while we still love you.
However, where Tarantino and the Basterds succeeded in fulfilling every American's darkest fantasy by enveloping Hitler and the ruling Nazi party in a fiery blaze, Levy turns Hitler into a Jew-needy babbling idiot.
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.
Iron-willed publishers, normally not given to emotional outbursts, dissolve into babbling idiots when discussing its cost.
over athlete's salaries and devotion to the hometown team transforms normally mild-mannered people into babbling idiots.