verb (blabs, blabbing, blabbed)[no object] • informal
- 1Reveal secrets by indiscreet talk: she blabbed to the press [with object]: there’s no need to blab the whole storyMore example sentences
talk, give the game/show away, open one's mouth, tellblurt out, let slip, let out, tell, reveal, betray, disclose, give away, divulge, leak, take/blow the lid off, blow something wide open
- She can't go blabbing out secrets after the third round of drinks.
- Apparently, he had blabbed out to the whole school that Sean was my boyfriend.
- That's how long it had been since he'd blabbed about the whole movie theater incident.
- 1.1Talk foolishly or mindlessly: they blab on about responsibilityMore example sentences
- They blab on about this header and that corner, about free kicks, fouls, yellow cards, and sendings off and about players being offside.
- These guys know how to write a catchy tune, but, occasionally, his lyrics tend to blab on about the typical whiny stuff too much.
- But anyways, I don't really want to blab on and on.
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- A person who blabs: Sam should not have gone soft on a blab who squealedMore example sentences
- Anyhoo, it annoys me when the blabs plump for the same stuff.
- We thought it was a good deal; Grandma could smoke her cigars in Edith's face and catch up on all the daily gossip since Edith was a big blab.
Middle English (as a noun): probably of Germanic origin; ultimately imitative.