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.
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.
Then, of a sudden, it was up to the pulpit, a breathless gabble through the words, eyes fixed on the back wall of the chapel, and then a hurried, undignified, scuttling return to the anonymity of the pews, settling down with a heartfelt sigh of relief as attention shifted to the next victim.
They are Gabble, the true hero, and his white rat brother Ash, a kind of anti-hero.
One took the part of a listening God, and made clearer a prayer that we tend to gabble because we are familiar with it.
The whole show looks like a giant experiment to see how many different items can be squeezed into one hour, and how quickly Dara can gabble his way through proceedings, cut off the contributors mid-flow and then move swiftly on to the next topic.
The whole show looks like a giant experiment to see how many different items can be squeezed into one hour, and how quickly Dara, inset, can gabble his way through proceedings, cut off the contributors mid-flow and then move swiftly on to the next topic.
Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry MARCH 18-19 Highly Sprung Performance Company The Mobile Phone Show Jim Cartwright's rhapsody of rap, text, tweet and gabble.
The excited gabble of voices and laughter, new noisy toys, cheery Christmas tunes, the clinking of plates and glasses; even people with normal hearing often struggle to hear clearly amongst all this noise.
He provides potted histories of 21 cities, happily including 'mad facts' ('Leeds is haunted by spectral hounds called Gabble Ratchets') and 'psychic smells' (Birmingham's is 'loud and proud'; Oxford's 'brainy') as well as more basic information such as population, football teams and local bands.
The best of your emails and texts Watch and learn RUK Now it appears that some of the Channel 4 racing presenters will be on 'short time' it would be nice to think they would quickly find extra employment presenting on Racing UK, which is constantly let down by presenters who gabble and fail to 'present' to the viewers.