Definitions for blabblæb; ˈblæb ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

blabblæb; ˈblæb ər(v.; n.)blabbed also blab•bered, blab•bing also blab•ber•ing

also blab•ber

  1. (v.t.)to reveal indiscreetly and thoughtlessly:

    to blab secrets.

    Category: Informal

  2. (v.i.)to talk or chatter indiscreetly or thoughtlessly.

    Category: Informal

  3. (n.)idle, indiscreet chattering.

    Category: Informal

  4. a blabbermouth.

    Category: Informal

Origin of blab:

1325–75; ME blabbe (n.)

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

Wiktionary

  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

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