Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) light informal conversation for social occasions
  2. (verb, communication) talk profusely

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Alternate forms of Gab

Derivations: gabby

Hypernyms: chat, communicate, confab, confabulation, intercommunicate, schmoose, schmooze

Origin of the word Gab

  1. c.1200, via Scottish and northern England dialect, from O.N. gabba "to mock," or O.Fr. gabber "mock, boast," both probably ultimately imitative. Gabby first attested 1719; gabfest "session of conversation" is 1897 Amer.Eng. slang. Gift of the gab "talent for speaking" is from 1680s. more

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Words that sound like Gab

gaap, gaba, gabby, gaff, gaffe, gap, gape, gas up, gasify, gasp, gavia, gawp, gazebo, gb, gbu-28, geb, ghb, gib, gibe, gip, give, give away, give off, give up

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