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Meaning of GABBLE

Pronunciation:  'gabul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  rapid and indistinct speech
  2. [v]  speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
 

GABBLE is a 6 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: blab, blabber, chatter, clack, gibber, jabber, jabbering, maunder, palaver, piffle, prate, prattle, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle
 
 See Also: babble, blather, blether, blither, gibber, gibberish, mouth, smatter, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Gab"ble\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gabbled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Gabbling}.] [Freq. of gab. See {Gab}, v. i.]
    1. To talk fast, or to talk without meaning; to prate; to
       jabber. --Shak.
    
    2. To utter inarticulate sounds with rapidity; as, gabbling
       fowls. --Dryden.
    
    
  2. \Gab"ble\, n.
    1. Loud or rapid talk without meaning.
    
             Forthwith a hideous gabble rises loud Among the
             builders.                             --Milton.
    
    2. Inarticulate sounds rapidly uttered; as of fowls.
    
    
 
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