Gab - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡæb|  American pronunciation of the word gab
Brit.  |ɡæb|  British pronunciation of the word gab

noun

- light informal conversation for social occasions (syn: causerie, chin-wag, chin-wagging, chit-chat, chitchat, gabfest, gossip, tittle-tattle)

verb

- talk profusely (syn: yak)

Examples

...spent the time she should have been working gabbing with friends instead...

The captain hates "a woman's gab".

He talks all kinds of gabs, from French down to Japanese.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: gab
he/she/it: gabs
present participle: gabbing
past tense: gabbed
past participle: gabbed
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