verb (gabs, gabbing, gabbed)[no object]
- Talk, typically at length, about trivial matters: Franny walked right past a woman gabbing on the phoneMore example sentences
- If your son has to swerve to avoid a little kid or a guy gabbing on the phone and driving an SUV, he might not be able to do it, especially at low speed, where steering effort is increased.
- They go their separate ways whenever possible: He's planted in front of the television; she's gabbing on the phone to friends.
- Aren't you guys into other stuff, like gabbing on the phone, Rollerblading or going to the movies?
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- Talk; chatter.More example sentences
- As the clock-hands sweep into the witching hour, on October 30, a new season of gab and glitter will open at the Varscona Theatre.
- Montgomery's been in some superb bands and put out some solid solo records in the US, and I once had a nice long backyard gab with him about music over a keg.
- The talk and news shows are equally diverse, with channels devoted to both liberal and conservative gab, the audio from cable TV news networks and a National Public Radio feed.
early 18th century: variant of gob1.