yab·​ber ˈya-bər How to pronounce yabber (audio)
: talk, jabber
all yabber and chatter ceased around the campfiresFrancis Birtles
yabber intransitive verb

Word History


perhaps modification of Wiradhuri (Australian aboriginal language of central New South Wales) ya- speak

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of yabber was in 1855

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Cite this Entry

“Yabber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yabber. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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