Definition of ribble-rabble in English:

ribble-rabble

(also rivel-ravel)

adjective

rare
  • Disorderly, confused; (of language or speech) rambling, gabbling, meaningless; (of persons, places, events, etc.) unruly, uncontrolled.

noun

rare
  • 1Confused speech or language; meaningless chatter, rigmarole; babble, gabble; an instance of this.

  • 2Motley, disorderly, or unruly people; rabble; (as a count noun) an unruly crowd.

Origin

Early 16th century (in an earlier sense). Reduplication (with vowel variation) of rabble. With later use compare also some forms rabble [adjective].

Pronunciation

ribble-rabble

/ˈrɪbl ˈrabl/