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jabber

play
verb jab·ber \ˈja-bər\

Simple Definition of jabber

  • : to talk in a fast, unclear, or foolish way

Full Definition of jabber

jab·beredjab·ber·ing play \ˈja-b(ə-)riŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to speak rapidly or indistinctly

jab·ber·er play \ˈja-bər-ər\ noun

Examples of jabber

  1. They jabbered away for hours.

  2. She rushed into the room jabbering something about a dog.



Origin of jabber

Middle English jaberen, of imitative origin


First Known Use: 15th century


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jabber

noun jab·ber

Definition of jabber



Examples of jabber

  1. <to me the baby's speech was simply jabber, but his mother claimed to know exactly what he was saying>



1708

First Known Use of jabber

1708



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