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gab

gab

 
pronunciation:
gaeb
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: gabbed, gabbing, gabs
definition: (informal) to talk idly or at length about something unimportant.
synonyms:
gas, palaver
similar words:
babble, blab, blather, chaffer, chat, chatter, gibber, gossip, jabber, prate, prattle, talk
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part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) idle conversation; chatter.
synonyms:
chatter, chitchat, gas, gossip, palaver, prate, small talk
similar words:
babble, blab, blather, chat, gibber, jabber, patter, prattle, twaddle
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derivation: gabber (n.)