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jab·ber

 (jăb′ər)
v. jab·bered, jab·ber·ing, jab·bers
v.intr.
To talk rapidly or unintelligibly.
v.tr.
To utter rapidly or unintelligibly.
n.
Rapid or babbling talk.

[Middle English javeren, of imitative origin.]

jab′ber·er n.

jabber

(ˈdʒæbə)
vb
to speak or say rapidly, incoherently, and without making sense; chatter
n
such talk. Also called: jabbering
[C15: of imitative origin; compare gibber1]
ˈjabberer n

jab•ber

(ˈdʒæb ər)
v.i., v.t.
1. to speak rapidly, indistinctly, or nonsensically; chatter.
n.
2. rapid, or nonsensical talk.
[1490–1500; appar. imitative]
jab′ber•er, n.

jabber


Past participle: jabbered
Gerund: jabbering

Imperative
jabber
jabber
Present
I jabber
you jabber
he/she/it jabbers
we jabber
you jabber
they jabber
Preterite
I jabbered
you jabbered
he/she/it jabbered
we jabbered
you jabbered
they jabbered
Present Continuous
I am jabbering
you are jabbering
he/she/it is jabbering
we are jabbering
you are jabbering
they are jabbering
Present Perfect
I have jabbered
you have jabbered
he/she/it has jabbered
we have jabbered
you have jabbered
they have jabbered
Past Continuous
I was jabbering
you were jabbering
he/she/it was jabbering
we were jabbering
you were jabbering
they were jabbering
Past Perfect
I had jabbered
you had jabbered
he/she/it had jabbered
we had jabbered
you had jabbered
they had jabbered
Future
I will jabber
you will jabber
he/she/it will jabber
we will jabber
you will jabber
they will jabber
Future Perfect
I will have jabbered
you will have jabbered
he/she/it will have jabbered
we will have jabbered
you will have jabbered
they will have jabbered
Future Continuous
I will be jabbering
you will be jabbering
he/she/it will be jabbering
we will be jabbering
you will be jabbering
they will be jabbering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jabbering
you have been jabbering
he/she/it has been jabbering
we have been jabbering
you have been jabbering
they have been jabbering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jabbering
you will have been jabbering
he/she/it will have been jabbering
we will have been jabbering
you will have been jabbering
they will have been jabbering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jabbering
you had been jabbering
he/she/it had been jabbering
we had been jabbering
you had been jabbering
they had been jabbering
Conditional
I would jabber
you would jabber
he/she/it would jabber
we would jabber
you would jabber
they would jabber
Past Conditional
I would have jabbered
you would have jabbered
he/she/it would have jabbered
we would have jabbered
you would have jabbered
they would have jabbered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jabber - rapid and indistinct speech
gibber, gibberish - unintelligible talking
Verb1.jabber - talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

jabber

verb chatter, rabbit (on) (Brit. informal), ramble, mumble, babble, waffle (informal, chiefly Brit.), drivel, yap (informal), tattle, gabble, blather, blether, run off at the mouth (slang), prate I left them there jabbering away

jabber

verb
1. To talk rapidly, incoherently, or indistinctly:
2. To talk volubly, persistently, and usually inconsequentially:
Informal: go on, spiel.
Slang: gab, gas, jaw, yak.
noun
2. Incessant and usually inconsequential talk:
Slang: gab, gas, yak.
Translations
يَتَكَلَّم بِسُرْعَه
brebentit
plapre
masa, blaîra
pļāpāt
bełkotbełkotaćgadaninatrajkotać
anlaşılmaz şekilde konuşmak

jabber

[ˈdʒæbəʳ]
A. N [of person] (= fast talk) → chapurreo m, farfulla f; (= chatter) → cotorreo m; (= noise) → algarabía f; [of monkeys] → chillidos mpl
a jabber of Frenchun torrente de francés
a jabber of voicesun jaleo de voces
B. VTfarfullar
C. VI (= talk fast) → farfullar; (= chatter) → charlotear, parlotear; [monkeys] → chillar
they were jabbering away in Russiancharloteaban or parloteaban en ruso

jabber

[ˈdʒæbər]
vt [+ words] → bredouiller, bafouiller; [+ foreign language] → baragouiner
vi (= talk quickly) → baragouiner

jabber

vt(daher)plappern (inf); poem, prayersherunterrasseln, abhaspeln (inf)
vi (also jabber away)plappern, schwätzen, quasseln (inf); they sat there jabbering away in Spanishsie saßen da und quasselten spanisch (inf)
nGeplapper nt, → Gequassel nt (inf), → Geschnatter nt

jabber

[ˈdʒæbəʳ]
1. vi (person) → ciarlare, chiacchierare; (monkey) → schiamazzare
they were jabbering away in Russian → parlavano fitto fitto in russo
3. n (of person) → chiacchierio, cicaleccio; (of monkey) → schiamazzo

jabber

(ˈdʒӕbə) verb
to talk idly, rapidly and indistinctly. The women are always jabbering with one another.
References in classic literature ?
She was a perfect blatherskite; I mean for jaw, jaw, jaw, talk, talk, talk, jabber, jabber, jabber; but just as good as she could be.
This idle and aimless jabber went on and on, both parties enjoying the friendly duel and each well satisfied with his own share of the wit exchanged--for wit they considered it.
They jabber and screech and curse, but their puny voices do not reach up here.
When at last that which we have always longed for is arrived and shines on us with glad rays out of that far celestial land, then to be coarse, then to be critical and treat such a visitant with the jabber and suspicion of the streets, argues a vulgarity that seems to shut the doors of heaven.
Sidorov, turning to the French, winked, and began to jabber meaningless sounds very fast: "Kari, mala, tafa, safi, muter, Kaska," he said, trying to give an expressive intonation to his voice.
I'm sorry to see, Sir Jabber," remarked the King to the can-opener, "that you have such a prying disposition.
I think that they must have been commencing to have some doubts--those wild, naked, red warriors--for when the first man fell in the second boat, the others stopped paddling and commenced to jabber among themselves.
He commenced to jabber and gesticulate, and even with her scant acquaintance with the ways of the anthropoids, she realized that he was not menacing her, for there was little or no baring of fighting fangs and his whole expression and attitude was of one attempting to explain a knotty problem or plead a worthy cause.
She would gladly have given all the French she could jabber for a pair of golden bells with pearl-tipped tongues, like those Ariadne wore; and, clasping her hands, she answered, in a tone that went to the hearer's heart
They preferred to stand together and jabber all night in their queer Sikh lingo.
And I heard--him--it--this voice--other voices--all of them were so little more than voices--and the memory of that time itself lingers around me, impalpable, like a dying vibration of one immense jabber, silly, atrocious, sordid, savage, or simply mean, without any kind of sense.
Every half minute he chanted a harsh, unintelligible phrase akin to the jabber of car conductors and grand opera.