gab·​by ˈga-bē How to pronounce gabby (audio)
gabbier; gabbiest

Examples of gabby in a Sentence

a gabby talk show host a gabby talk-show host whose interviews were almost as much about herself as about her celebrity guests
Recent Examples on the Web The most tense sequence in El Camino depends on the gabby old kook from down the hall ever-so-slowly watering plants with a plastic spray bottle. Darren Franich,, 11 Oct. 2019

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Word History


gab entry 1 + -y entry 1

First Known Use

1719, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gabby was in 1719

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“Gabby.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition


gab·​by ˈgab-ē How to pronounce gabby (audio)
gabbier; gabbiest

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