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chitchat, chit-chat, chit chat, small talk, gab, gabfest, gossip, tittle-tattle, chin wag, chin-wag, chin wagging, chin-wagging, causerieverb
light informal conversation for social occasions
"she was yakking away about her grandchildren"
mouth as gob
To jest; to tell lies in jest; exaggerate; lie.
To talk or chatter a lot, usually on trivial subjects.
To speak or tell falsely.
Etymology: From gabben, from gabban and gabba; both from gabbanan, from ghabh-. Cognate with gab, gabben, gabben, gabben.
the hook on the end of an eccentric rod opposite the strap. See. Illust. of Eccentric
the mouth; hence, idle prate; chatter; unmeaning talk; loquaciousness
to deceive; to lie
to talk idly; to prate; to chatter
Etymology: [OE. gabben to jest, lie, mock, deceive, fr. Icel. gabba to mock, or OF. gaber. See 2d Gab, and cf. Gabble.]
A gab or gap is an Occitan boasting song of the High Middle Ages, when the troubadours were popular. It is often considered related to the tenso and partimen, two types of debate poem. Sometimes the gab is not considered a separate genre of poetry but simply a boast found within another genre, commonly the sirventes. The Occitan word gab means "boast" and comes from the verb gabar. The song is innately competitive and the boast is often presented as a challenge, which may generate poetical responses. The boasting, however, is made in good fun and typically follows a formula ensuring it will be well-received. Often it is heavily ironic, and the boasts are intended specifically to entertain the audience that knows better. The first gab was "Ben vuelh", composed by William IX of Aquitaine. The sirventes "De mots ricos no tem Peire Vidal" by Uc de Lescura begins with a gab proclaiming the composer's superiority to eight of his contemporary troubadours, including the man of the title, Peire Vidal, who was himself a famous composer of gabs. One of his more widely disseminated opens like this:
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gab, v.i. (coll.) to chatter, prate.—n. idle talk, prattling: a jest, a witticism: (Scot.) the mouth.—n. Gab′ber, jabber.—adj. Gab′by, garrulous.—Gift of the gab, a talent for talking.
gab, v.i. to brag. [O. Fr. gabber, to mock.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A notch on the eccentric rod of a steam-engine for fitting a pin in the gab-lever to break the connection with the slide-valves. (See GABBE.)
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gab is ranked #103655 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Gab surname appeared 173 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Gab.
89% or 154 total occurrences were White.
6.9% or 12 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
3.4% or 6 total occurrences were Black.
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The numerical value of GAB in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of GAB in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of GAB in a Sentence
I got the gift of gab, but I need the gift of shut up.
This is a very special show for me because what I decided to do was make this about creating a new girlfriend, gab and I, we had a bit of a break. We don't know how and she's been open to this healing, she's been open to this conversation.
What we have uncovered so far shows the Government Accountability Board, or at least its staff, being anything but 'accountable,' for example, the public has learned for the first time, over GAB's objections, that GAB set up a secret system of Gmail accounts for its staffers and the prosecutors who ran the John Doe. We also know that GAB hoped its 'illegal coordination' theory could even extend to allow it to subpoena media figures like Charlie Sykes and Sean Hannity.
We worked diligently with law enforcement and spent several weeks warning our community about this behavior and taking swift action to remove it from our platform in the weeks prior to the January 6th protest, our moderation and legal teams work tirelessly to ensure public safety. Threats of violence and illegal activity have no place on Gab.
WBO should take appropriate action on the letter sent by the Games and Amusement Board( GAB) so as not to erode the people's interest in boxing, on my part, I had already accepted the decision but as a leader and, at the same time, fighter, I have the moral obligation to uphold sportsmanship, truth and fairness in the eyes of the public.
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