gabble

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verb gab·ble \ˈga-bəl\

Definition of gabble

gabbled

gabbling

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  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to talk fast or foolishly :  jabber

  3. 2 :  to utter inarticulate or animal sounds

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to say with incoherent rapidity :  babble

gabble

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gabbler

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Examples of gabble in a sentence

  1. <heard her parents' guests still gabbling in the living room late into the night>

  2. <during the filming of the party scene the extras were told to just gabble and act like they were having a great time>

Origin and Etymology of gabble

probably of imitative origin


First Known Use: 1577


GABBLE Defined for English Language Learners

gabble

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verb gab·ble \ˈga-bəl\

Definition of gabble for English Language Learners

  • : to talk quickly and in a way that is difficult to understand


GABBLE Defined for Kids

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gabble

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verb gab·ble \ˈga-bəl\

Definition of gabble for Students

gabbled

gabbling

  1. :  to talk in a fast or foolish way or in a way that is hard to understand


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gabble

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noun gab·ble

Definition of gabble for Students

  1. :  talk that is fast or foolish or hard to understand


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