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blab

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noun \ˈblab\

Definition of blab

  1. 1 archaic :  one that blabs :  tattletale

  2. 2 :  idle or excessive talk :  chatter

blabby

play \ˈbla-bē\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of blab

Middle English blabbe; akin to Middle English blaberen


First Known Use: 14th century


2

blab

verb

Simple Definition of blab

  • : to say something that was supposed to be kept secret

  • : to talk too much

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of blab

blabbed

blabbing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to talk idly or thoughtlessly

  3. 2 :  to reveal a secret especially by indiscreet chatter

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to reveal especially without reserve or discretion <blabbed the whole affair to the press>

Examples of blab in a sentence

  1. Don't tell Mary. She'll blab it all over town.

  2. How did she find out about the surprise party? Tom blabbed.

  3. He kept blabbing on and on about politics.



15th Century

First Known Use of blab

15th century


BLAB Defined for Kids

blab

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verb \ˈblab\

Definition of blab for Students

blabbed

blabbing

  1. 1 :  to reveal a secret

  2. 2 :  to talk too much




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