gabble


gab·ble

verb \ˈga-bəl\

: to talk quickly and in a way that is difficult to understand

gab·bledgab·bling \-b(ə-)liŋ\

Full Definition of GABBLE

intransitive verb
1
:  to talk fast or foolishly :  jabber
2
:  to utter inarticulate or animal sounds
transitive verb
:  to say with incoherent rapidity :  babble
gabble noun
gab·bler \-b(ə-)lər\ noun

Examples of GABBLE

  1. <heard her parents' guests still gabbling in the living room late into the night>
  2. <during the filming of the party scene the extras were told to just gabble and act like they were having a great time>

Origin of GABBLE

probably of imitative origin
First Known Use: 1577

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: gabblement
Previous Word in the Dictionary: gabbard
All Words Near: gabble

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up gabble? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).