Gabble - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡæbl|  American pronunciation of the word gabble
Brit.  |ˈɡab(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word gabble


- rapid and indistinct speech (syn: jabber, jabbering)


- speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly (syn: blab, blabber, chatter, clack, gibber, maunder, palaver, piffle, prate, prattle, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle)


...heard her parents' guests still gabbling in the living room late into the night...

...during the filming of the party scene the extras were told to just gabble and act like they were having a great time...

I expect you spent half the day gabbling away with your neighbours.

Don't gabble out your story, man, tell it calmly and clearly.

Just calm down, stop gabbling, and tell me what has happened.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: gabble
he/she/it: gabbles
present participle: gabbling
past tense: gabbled
past participle: gabbled
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