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gabble

play
verb gab·ble \ˈga-bəl\

Simple Definition of gabble

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

Full Definition of gabble

gab·bledgab·bling play \-b(ə-)liŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to talk fast or foolishly :  jabber

  3. 2 :  to utter inarticulate or animal sounds

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to say with incoherent rapidity :  babble

gabble noun
gab·bler play \-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

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