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gabble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gabble

  1. unintelligible or meaningless talk <he claimed he was speaking Arabic, but an Egyptian friend confided that all his murmurings were just gabble> Synonyms abracadabra, babble, blabber, burble, double Dutch, double-talk, drivel, gibberish, gibber, jabber, jabberwocky, mumbo jumbo, nonsense, prattle, slobberRelated Words blah (also blah-blah), hocus-pocus, hokeypokey, twaddle; chatter, gab, patter, prate, tattle, twitter; cackle, clack, clatter


gabble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gabble

  1. 1 to engage in casual or rambling conversation <heard her parents' guests still gabbling in the living room late into the night> Synonyms babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, gab, chat, 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

  2. 2 to speak rapidly, inarticulately, and usually unintelligibly <during the filming of the party scene the extras were told to just gabble and act like they were having a great time> Synonyms bumble, chat, chatter, drivel, drool, babble, gibber, jabber, prattle, sputterRelated Words blabber, blather, bleat, blither, gab, jangle, jaw, patter, prate, rattle, run on, smatter, tittle-tattle, troll, yak (also yack); chunter [British], maunder, mouth, mumble, murmur, mutter; stammer, stutter; screech, shout, shriekNear Antonyms articulate, enunciate, pronounce


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