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gabber Line breaks: gab¦ber
Pronunciation: /ˈɡabə/
informal

Definition of gabber in English:

verb

[no object]
Talk in a rapid, excited way: well, that’s enough of me gabbering about myself
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  • I remember when I was in high school, and I would walk through the halls, over hearing prissy girls gabber about wondering what their boyfriends where doing.
  • And at the other end of the good vibes spectrum, when you gabber away like some demented baboon into your mobile on the bus, you're transmitting.
  • Yet at this new building, everyone happily gabbers away in the elevator, especially at night.

noun

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1A person who talks a great deal: barristers earn their exorbitant fees by being gifted gabbers
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  • The urbane 40-year-old coach is a gabber extraordinaire, who simply oozes warmth and charm.
  • While Rummy may be a world class gabber, he doesn't duck questions or controversy.
  • Even those who weren't particularly fond of Linklater's dreamers and gabbers still had something themselves to say.
1.1 [mass noun] Rapid, excited speech: pointless gabber about the state of the industry
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  • He was ignored amongst the gabber.
  • I never took anything she said to heart. It was all gabber, and I knew she loved me.
  • 'Trust our luck,' Stuart said over the loud gabber of the new arrivals and their clattering plates and trays.

Origin

Early 18th century: from gab + -er3.

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