There are 2 main definitions of gibber in English:

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gibber 1

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɪbə/

verb

[no object]
Speak rapidly and unintelligibly, typically through fear or shock: they shrieked and gibbered as flames surrounded them (as adjective gibbering) a gibbering idiot
More example sentences
  • Somehow, it left me almost gibbering with fear.
  • By this stage I wasn't babbling, more like gibbering.
  • The day will come, soon enough, when I'm gibbering, and incoherent, but right now I'm in control and I don't want anyone else to know.
Synonyms
Scottish & Irish  slabber
British informal witter, rabbit, chunter, waffle
North American informal run off at the mouth
Australian/New Zealand informal mag
archaic clack, twaddle, twattle

Origin

Early 17th century: imitative.

Words that rhyme with gibber

cribber, dibber, fibber, jibba, jibber, libber, ribber

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gibber 2

Pronunciation: /ˈɡɪbə/
(also gibber stone)

noun

Australian
1A stone or boulder forming part of a boulder plain.
Example sentences
  • We're standing on a desert rise six kilometres north of town overlooking a sea of shining gibbers.
1.1Any small stone.

Origin

From Dharuk giba 'stone'.

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