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American English: /ɡæb/
British English: /ɡab/

Translation of gab in Spanish:

intransitive verb present participle gabbing past tense, past participle gabbed

  • [colloquial]
    charlar [colloquial]
    cotorrear [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Half my workteam is gabbing about this already.
    • Ross gabs regularly with a Georgian, his former Rangers team-mate Shota Arveladze, currently bagging goals for fun in Holland.
    • So Dee asked me if I'd go and tell them to join the rest of us - we'd been in the about 5 mins, got our drinks and gone to join The Lovely Couple and friend, but idiot and Evil Bint were gabbing away at the bar.


uncountable and countable
  • [colloquial]gab, gab, gab, that's all I ever hear!
    ¡bla, bla, bla! ¡es que no oigo otra cosa!
    we've had some good gabs, Lou and I
    Lou y yo nos hemos echado nuestras buenas parrafadas [colloquial]
    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.
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