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jabber

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of jabber

  1. unintelligible or meaningless talk <to me the baby's speech was simply jabber, but his mother claimed to know exactly what he was saying> Synonyms abracadabra, babble, blabber, burble, double Dutch, double-talk, drivel, gabble, gibber, gibberish, jabberwocky, mumbo jumbo, nonsense, prattle, slobberRelated Words blah (also blah-blah), hocus-pocus, hokeypokey, twaddle; chatter, gab, patter, prate, tattle, twitter; cackle, clack, clatter




jabber

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of jabber

  1. 1 to engage in casual or rambling conversation <please do not jabber during the rabbi's sermon> Synonyms babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, gab, gabble, gas, chat, 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

  2. 2 to speak rapidly, inarticulately, and usually unintelligibly <monkeys jabbering at each other in their cages> Synonyms bumble, chat, chatter, drivel, drool, gabble, gibber, babble, prattle, sputterRelated Words blabber, blather, bleat, blither, gab, jangle, jaw, patter, prate, rattle, run on, smatter, tittle-tattle, troll, yak (also yack); chunter [British], maunder, mouth, mumble, murmur, mutter; stammer, stutter; screech, shout, shriekNear Antonyms articulate, enunciate, pronounce




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