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gab

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gab

  1. to engage in casual or rambling conversation spent the time she should have been working gabbing with friends instead Synonyms babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, chat, gabble, gas, jabber, 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


gab

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gab

  1. friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this a car salesman with the proverbial gift for gab Synonyms backchat, cackle, causerie, chatter, chin music, chin-wag [slang], chitchat, confab, confabulation, chat, gabfest, gossip, jangle, jaw, natter [chiefly British], palaver, patter, rap, schmooze, small talk, table talk, talk, tête-à-têteRelated Words colloquy, conference, discourse, parley, powwow, symposium; debate, dialogue (also dialog), exchange, give-and-take; crosstalk, happy talk; yak (also yack), yammer, yap


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