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gab

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gab

  1. to engage in casual or rambling conversation <spent the time she should have been working gabbing with friends instead> Synonyms babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, chat, gabble, gas, jabber, jaw, kibitz (also kibbitz), natter, palaver, patter, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, run on, schmooze (or shmooze), talk, twitter, visitRelated Words gossip, tattle; descant, discuss, expatiate; yak (also yack), yammer, yap




gab

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gab

  1. friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this <a car salesman with the proverbial gift for gab> Synonyms backchat, cackle, causerie, chatter, chin music, chin-wag [slang], chitchat, confab, confabulation, chat, gabfest, gossip, jangle, jaw, natter [chiefly British], palaver, patter, rap, schmooze, small talk, table talk, talk, tête-à-têteRelated Words colloquy, conference, discourse, parley, powwow, symposium; debate, dialogue (also dialog), exchange, give-and-take; crosstalk, happy talk; yak (also yack), yammer, yap




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