verb (gabs, gabbing, gabbed)[no object]
- Talk at length: Celeste was gabbing about the country before the warMore 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.
noun[mass noun] Back to top
- Talk; chatter: fans should prefer her smooth delivery to the gab prevalent around the leagueMore 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.
the gift of the gab (North American gift of gab)
- The ability to speak with eloquence and fluency: my friend had the gift of the gab and gradually defused the situationMore example sentences
- Nicole has the gift of the gab and the ability to fire out a quick response without thinking too much about it.
- I note some tut-tutting over the methods employed by frontline reporters armed with only the gift of the gab, trying to convince Brown to speak to them.
- The medallion imparts the gift of gab and is powered by solar energy.
early 18th century: variant of gob3.