Definitions for gabbleˈgæb əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gab•bleˈgæb əl(v.; n.)-bled, -bling

  1. (v.i.)to speak or converse rapidly and unintelligibly; jabber.

  2. (of hens, geese, etc.) to cackle.

  3. (v.t.)to utter rapidly and unintelligibly.

  4. (n.)rapid, unintelligible talk.

  5. any quick succession of meaningless sounds.

Origin of gabble:

1570–80; perh. < MD gabbelen, or expressive formation in E; see gab


Princeton's WordNet

  1. jabber, jabbering, gabble(verb)

    rapid and indistinct speech

  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. gabble(Verb)

    To talk fast, idly, foolishly, or without meaning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gabble(verb)

    to talk fast, or to talk without meaning; to prate; to jabber

  2. Gabble(verb)

    to utter inarticulate sounds with rapidity; as, gabbling fowls

  3. Gabble(noun)

    loud or rapid talk without meaning

  4. Gabble(noun)

    inarticulate sounds rapidly uttered; as of fowls

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fast, incoherent talk.

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