verb \ˈja-bər\

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

jab·beredjab·ber·ing \ˈja-b(ə-)riŋ\

Full Definition of JABBER

intransitive verb
:  to talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly
transitive verb
:  to speak rapidly or indistinctly
jab·ber·er \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



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>

First Known Use of JABBER



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