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.
prattle, babble, ramble, drivel, jabber, gabble, burble, twitter, mutter, mumble
informal yammer, blabber, jibber-jabber, blather, yak
vulgar slang verbal diarrhea
Early 17th century: imitative.
Words that rhyme with gibbercribber, dibber, fibber, jibba, jibber, libber, ribber
Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also gibber stone)
1A stone or boulder forming part of a boulder plain.
- We're standing on a desert rise six kilometres north of town overlooking a sea of shining gibbers.
From Dharuk giba 'stone'.
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