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con·fab

 (kŏn′făb′) Informal
n.
A casual talk; confabulation.
intr.v. (kən-făb′, kŏn′făb′) con·fabbed, con·fab·bing, con·fabs
To talk casually.

confab

(ˈkɒnfæb)
n
a conversation or chat
vb, -fabs, -fabbing or -fabbed
(intr) to converse

con•fab

(n. ˈkɒn fæb; v. kənˈfæb, ˈkɒn fæb)

n., v. -fabbed, -fab•bing. Informal. n.
1. a confabulation.
v.i.
2. to confabulate
[1695]

confab


Past participle: confabbed
Gerund: confabbing

Imperative
confab
confab
Present
I confab
you confab
he/she/it confabs
we confab
you confab
they confab
Preterite
I confabbed
you confabbed
he/she/it confabbed
we confabbed
you confabbed
they confabbed
Present Continuous
I am confabbing
you are confabbing
he/she/it is confabbing
we are confabbing
you are confabbing
they are confabbing
Present Perfect
I have confabbed
you have confabbed
he/she/it has confabbed
we have confabbed
you have confabbed
they have confabbed
Past Continuous
I was confabbing
you were confabbing
he/she/it was confabbing
we were confabbing
you were confabbing
they were confabbing
Past Perfect
I had confabbed
you had confabbed
he/she/it had confabbed
we had confabbed
you had confabbed
they had confabbed
Future
I will confab
you will confab
he/she/it will confab
we will confab
you will confab
they will confab
Future Perfect
I will have confabbed
you will have confabbed
he/she/it will have confabbed
we will have confabbed
you will have confabbed
they will have confabbed
Future Continuous
I will be confabbing
you will be confabbing
he/she/it will be confabbing
we will be confabbing
you will be confabbing
they will be confabbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been confabbing
you have been confabbing
he/she/it has been confabbing
we have been confabbing
you have been confabbing
they have been confabbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been confabbing
you will have been confabbing
he/she/it will have been confabbing
we will have been confabbing
you will have been confabbing
they will have been confabbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been confabbing
you had been confabbing
he/she/it had been confabbing
we had been confabbing
you had been confabbing
they had been confabbing
Conditional
I would confab
you would confab
he/she/it would confab
we would confab
you would confab
they would confab
Past Conditional
I would have confabbed
you would have confabbed
he/she/it would have confabbed
we would have confabbed
you would have confabbed
they would have confabbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.confab - an informal conversationconfab - an informal conversation    
conversation - the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.
Verb1.confab - talk socially without exchanging too much informationconfab - talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
converse, discourse - carry on a conversation
jawbone, schmoose, schmooze, shmoose, shmooze - talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
2.confab - have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action"
hash out, talk over, discuss - speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"
collogue - confer secretly

confab

noun
Informal. Spoken exchange:
Slang: jaw.
verb
Informal. To engage in spoken exchange:
Informal: visit.
Translations

confab

n (inf)kleine Besprechung; we’d better have a quick confabwir bekakeln das am besten mal schnell (inf)

confab

[ˈkɒnfæb] n (fam) to have a confabfare una chiacchieratina
References in classic literature ?
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You could see these two roam- ing about all day long with their heads close together in an everlasting confab.
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According to a press release received here, First South Asian Inter-disciplinary Scientific Confab on MHT Discovery at Colombo, Sri Lanka was organized by inter-disciplinary experts to determine MHT phenomenon impacts.
Interdisciplinary Scientific Confab on MHT Discovery at Colombo, Sri Lanka, was organized by interdisciplinary experts to determine MHT phenomenon impacts.
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Way back in 1955, Leonard Pearlstein formed Penn Trading, the company that would become Confab Inc.
For the third year, Top Women in Grocery's confab featured a daytime leadership development program, which began with a welcome breakfast.
The confab has been receiving increased attention, relatively speaking, following decades of complete silence.
Speaking on the sidelines of the Third International Security Conference in Moscow on Friday, Dehqan said what was seen in the confab was concerns and dissatisfaction of all countries with the interference of powers in the domestic affairs of other states.
last week for the annual NATPE confab and Real Screen Summit, respectively.