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Meaning of CONFABULATE

Pronunciation:  kun'fabyu`leyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action"
  2. [v]  chew the fat; shoot the breeze
  3. [v]  unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory (psychiatry)
 

CONFABULATE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: chaffer, chat, chatter, chitchat, claver, confab, confer, consult, gossip, jaw, natter, visit
 
 See Also: collogue, converse, cook up, discourse, discuss, fabricate, invent, jawbone, make up, manufacture, schmoose, schmooze, shmoose, shmooze, talk over

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*fab"u*late\, v. i. [imp. & p. p.
{Confabulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Confabulating}.] [L.
confabulatus, p. p. of confabulary, to converse together;
con- + fabulary to speak, fr. fabula. See {Fable}.]
To talk familiarly together; to chat; to prattle.

      I shall not ask Jean Jaques Rousseau If birds
      confabulate or no.                       --Cowper.

 

 

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