Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

gabfest

play
noun gab·fest \ˈgab-ˌfest\

Simple Definition of gabfest

  • : a long conversation

  • : a gathering for people to talk

Full Definition of gabfest

  1. 1 :  an informal gathering for general talk <political gabfests>

  2. 2 :  an extended conversation

Examples of gabfest

  1. <the slumber party was an all-night gabfest filled with gossip, giggling, and whispered secrets>



1897

First Known Use of gabfest

1897


Learn More about gabfest


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

February 10, 2016

to put in good humor

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

spindrift duvet pince-nez kittly-benders
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ