What does blab mean?

Definitions for blabblæb; ˈblæb ər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word blab.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab out(verb)

    divulge confidential information or secrets

    "Be careful--his secretary talks"

  2. chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble(verb)

    speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly


  1. blab(Noun)

    One who blabs; a babbler; a telltale; a gossip or gossiper.

  2. blab(Verb)

    To tell tales; to gossip without reserve or discretion.

  3. Origin: blabben, back-formation from blaberen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blab

    to utter or tell unnecessarily, or in a thoughtless manner; to publish (secrets or trifles) without reserve or discretion

  2. Blab(verb)

    to talk thoughtlessly or without discretion; to tattle; to tell tales

  3. Blab(noun)

    one who blabs; a babbler; a telltale

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Blab

    blab, v.i. to talk much: to tell tales.—v.t. to tell what ought to be kept secret (with out, forth):—pr.p. blab′bing; pa.p. blabbed.—n. an open-mouthed person, a tattler: tattling.—n. Blab′ber, one who blabs. [M. E. blabbe, a chatterer, also Blabber, to babble, with which cf. Norse blabbra, Ger. plappern.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blab in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blab in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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