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Meaning of BLAB

Pronunciation:  blab

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  divulge information or secrets; spill the beans; "Be careful--his secretary talks"
  2. [v]  speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

BLAB is a 4 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: babble, babble out, blab out, blabber, chatter, clack, gabble, gibber, maunder, palaver, peach, piffle, prate, prattle, sing, talk, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle
 Antonyms: keep one's mouth shut, keep quiet, shut one's mouth
 See Also: blather, blether, blither, break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, impart, let on, let out, mouth, reveal, smatter, speak, utter, verbalise, verbalize



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Blab\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blabbed} (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Blabbing}.] [Cf. OE. blaberen, or Dan. blabbre, G. plappern,
    Gael. blabaran a stammerer; prob. of imitative origin. Cf.
    also {Blubber}, v.]
    To utter or tell unnecessarily, or in a thoughtless manner;
    to publish (secrets or trifles) without reserve or
    discretion. --Udall.
          And yonder a vile physician blabbing The case of his
          patient.                                 --Tennyson.
  2. \Blab\, v. i.
    To talk thoughtlessly or without discretion; to tattle; to
    tell tales.
          She must burst or blab.                  --Dryden.
  3. \Blab\, n. [OE. blabbe.]
    One who blabs; a babbler; a telltale. ``Avoided as a blab.''
          For who will open himself to a blab or a babbler.
Thesaurus Terms
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