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jabber

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verb jab·ber \ˈja-bər\

Definition of jabber

jabbered

jabbering

play \ˈja-b(ə-)riŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to speak rapidly or indistinctly

jabberer

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Examples of jabber in a sentence

  1. They jabbered away for hours.

  2. She rushed into the room jabbering something about a dog.

Origin and Etymology of jabber

Middle English jaberen, of imitative origin


First Known Use: 15th century


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jabber

noun jab·ber

Definition of jabber

Examples of jabber in a sentence

  1. <to me the baby's speech was simply jabber, but his mother claimed to know exactly what he was saying>

1708

First Known Use of jabber

1708


JABBER Defined for English Language Learners

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jabber

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verb jab·ber \ˈja-bər\

Definition of jabber for English Language Learners

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


JABBER Defined for Kids

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jabber

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verb jab·ber \ˈja-bər\

Definition of jabber for Students

jabbered

jabbering

  1. :  to talk too fast or not clearly enough to be understood <What are you jabbering about?>


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jabber

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noun jab·ber

Definition of jabber for Students

  1. :  2chatter 2



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