Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) rapid and indistinct speech
  2. (verb, communication) speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

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Alternate forms of Gabble

Derivations: gabble

Hyponyms: babble, blather, blether, blither, smatter

Hypernyms: gibber, gibberish, mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

Origin of the word Gabble

  1. 1570s, frequentative of gab (q.v.). more

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Words that sound like Gabble

gable, gable wall, gavel, gavial, gobble, goofball, gospel, guy cable

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