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Meaning of GAB

Pronunciation:  gab

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  light informal conversation for social occasions

GAB is a 3 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: causerie, chin-wag, chin-wagging, chitchat, gabfest, gossip, small talk, tittle-tattle
 See Also: chat, confab, confabulation, schmoose, schmooze



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Gab\, n. [Cf. {Gaff}.] (Steam Engine)
    The hook on the end of an eccentric rod opposite the strap.
    See. Illust. of {Eccentric}.
  2. \Gab\, n. [OE. gabbe gabble, mocking, fr. Icel. gabb
    mocking, mockery, or OF. gab, gabe; perh. akin to E. gape, or
    gob. Cf. {Gab}, v. i., {Gibber}.]
    The mouth; hence, idle prate; chatter; unmeaning talk;
    loquaciousness. [Colloq.]
    {Gift of gab}, facility of expression. [Colloq.]
  3. \Gab\, v. i. [OE. gabben to jest, lie, mock, deceive, fr.
    Icel. gabba to mock, or OF. gaber. See 2d {Gab}, and cf.
    1. To deceive; to lie. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    2. To talk idly; to prate; to chatter. --Holinshed.
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