gabble


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gab·ble

 (găb′əl)
v. gab·bled, gab·bling, gab·bles
v.intr.
1. To speak rapidly or incoherently; jabber.
2. To make rapid, low muttering or quacking sounds, as a goose or duck.
v.tr.
To utter rapidly or incoherently.
n.
1. Rapid, incoherent, or meaningless speech.
2. The low muttering sound of a goose or duck.

[Probably frequentative of gab.]

gab′bler n.

gabble

(ˈɡæbəl)
vb
1. to utter (words, etc) rapidly and indistinctly; jabber
2. (intr) (of geese and some other birds or animals) to utter rapid cackling noises
n
rapid and indistinct speech or noises
[C17: from Middle Dutch gabbelen, of imitative origin]
ˈgabbler n

gab•ble

(ˈgæb əl)

v. -bled, -bling,
n. v.i.
1. to speak or converse rapidly and unintelligibly; jabber.
2. (of hens, geese, etc.) to cackle.
v.t.
3. to utter rapidly and unintelligibly.
n.
4. rapid, unintelligible talk.
5. any quick succession of meaningless sounds.
[1570–80; perhaps < Middle Dutch gabbelen, or expressive formation in E; see gab]
gab′bler, n.

gabble


Past participle: gabbled
Gerund: gabbling

Imperative
gabble
gabble
Present
I gabble
you gabble
he/she/it gabbles
we gabble
you gabble
they gabble
Preterite
I gabbled
you gabbled
he/she/it gabbled
we gabbled
you gabbled
they gabbled
Present Continuous
I am gabbling
you are gabbling
he/she/it is gabbling
we are gabbling
you are gabbling
they are gabbling
Present Perfect
I have gabbled
you have gabbled
he/she/it has gabbled
we have gabbled
you have gabbled
they have gabbled
Past Continuous
I was gabbling
you were gabbling
he/she/it was gabbling
we were gabbling
you were gabbling
they were gabbling
Past Perfect
I had gabbled
you had gabbled
he/she/it had gabbled
we had gabbled
you had gabbled
they had gabbled
Future
I will gabble
you will gabble
he/she/it will gabble
we will gabble
you will gabble
they will gabble
Future Perfect
I will have gabbled
you will have gabbled
he/she/it will have gabbled
we will have gabbled
you will have gabbled
they will have gabbled
Future Continuous
I will be gabbling
you will be gabbling
he/she/it will be gabbling
we will be gabbling
you will be gabbling
they will be gabbling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gabbling
you have been gabbling
he/she/it has been gabbling
we have been gabbling
you have been gabbling
they have been gabbling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gabbling
you will have been gabbling
he/she/it will have been gabbling
we will have been gabbling
you will have been gabbling
they will have been gabbling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gabbling
you had been gabbling
he/she/it had been gabbling
we had been gabbling
you had been gabbling
they had been gabbling
Conditional
I would gabble
you would gabble
he/she/it would gabble
we would gabble
you would gabble
they would gabble
Past Conditional
I would have gabbled
you would have gabbled
he/she/it would have gabbled
we would have gabbled
you would have gabbled
they would have gabbled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gabble - rapid and indistinct speech
gibber, gibberish - unintelligible talking
Verb1.gabble - speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantlygabble - speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
blather, blether, blither, smatter, babble - to talk foolishly; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"

gabble

verb
To talk rapidly, incoherently, or indistinctly:
noun
Translations
كلام سَريع غَيْر واضِحيَتَكَلَّم بِسُرْعَه وبدون وُضوح
drmolenídrmolit
jappejappen
hadar
babbla, òvaîramálæîi, òvaîur
burbėjimasburbėtiliežuviu maltiplepėjimas
muldēšanamuldētpļāpāšanapļāpāt
çenebazlıkgevezeliksözü gevelemek

gabble

[ˈgæbl]
B. VTfarfullar
C. VIhablar atropelladamente
they were gabbling away in Frenchparloteaban en francés

gabble

[ˈgæbəl] vibredouiller
to gabble on about sth → jacasser à propos de qch

gabble

(Brit)
vi (person)brabbeln (inf); (geese)schnattern
vt poem, prayerherunterrasseln (inf); excuse, explanationbrabbeln (inf); he gabbled out his storyer rasselte seine Geschichte herunter
nGebrabbel nt (inf); (of geese)Geschnatter nt; the speaker ended in a gabbleder Redner rasselte das Ende herunter (inf)

gabble

[ˈgæbl]
1. vtborbottare
2. vifarfugliare
they were gabbling away in French → chiacchieravano come macchinette in francese

gabble

(ˈgӕbl) verb
to talk very quickly and not very clearly.
noun
fast, incoherent talk.
References in classic literature ?
A regular German--rather stout, with brown hair tumbled all over his head, a bushy beard, good nose, the kindest eyes I ever saw, and a splendid big voice that does one's ears good, after our sharp or slipshod American gabble.
Of course when they got to snoring we had a long gabble, and I told Jim everything.
But God who oft descends to visit men Unseen, and through thir habitations walks To mark thir doings, them beholding soon, Comes down to see thir Citie, ere the Tower Obstruct Heav'n Towrs, and in derision sets Upon thir Tongues a various Spirit to rase Quite out thir Native Language, and instead To sow a jangling noise of words unknown: Forthwith a hideous gabble rises loud Among the Builders; each to other calls Not understood, till hoarse, and all in rage, As mockt they storm; great laughter was in Heav'n And looking down, to see the hubbub strange And hear the din; thus was the building left Ridiculous, and the work Confusion nam'd.
He listened to the gossip and the gabble, and he thought day and night upon his vengeance.
The stranger thus presenting himself was probably a person who, like Franz, preferred the enjoyment of solitude and his own thoughts to the frivolous gabble of the guides.
Isn't that better evidence than a lot of gabble from witnesses--if the evidence of a reliable machine?
The discontented goose, who stoops to pass under the old gateway, twenty feet high, may gabble out, if we only knew it, a waddling preference for weather when the gateway casts its shadow on the ground.
However, on the fourth afternoon she was suddenly unable to keep Helen's face distinct from the sights themselves; her lips widened as she bent down over the bed, and she began to gabble unintelligibly like the rest.
You've eroded my eardrums with your endless gabble for the open shop and the right of a man to work.
Thus he spoke very fast, as a man gabbles a prayer to a spirit in whom he has little faith, then turned once more to talk of the cattle of Masilo and of the maid Zinita.
So while she greases her frying-pan, and gets ready to fry something for him, she tells him how she sold her hemp, and gabbles away as females do, but not a word does she say about the pigs, nor about the gentleman who was murdered and robbed and eaten.
One took the part of a listening God, and made clearer a prayer that we tend to gabble because we are familiar with it.