yabber


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yab·ber

 (yăb′ər) Australian
n.
Rapid or casual talk; chatter.
intr.v. yab·bered, yab·ber·ing, yab·bers
To talk or converse rapidly or casually.

[From Australian pidgin, probably from a source in the Pama-Nyungan languages of southeast Australia such as Wiradhuri ya-, to talk (perhaps influenced by English jabber).]

yabber

(ˈjæbə)
vb
(intr) to talk or jabber
n
talk or jabber
[C19: from a native Australian language yabba talk, probably influenced by jabber]

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.

yabber


Past participle: yabberred
Gerund: yabberring

Imperative
yabber
yabber
Present
I yabber
you yabber
he/she/it yabbers
we yabber
you yabber
they yabber
Preterite
I yabberred
you yabberred
he/she/it yabberred
we yabberred
you yabberred
they yabberred
Present Continuous
I am yabberring
you are yabberring
he/she/it is yabberring
we are yabberring
you are yabberring
they are yabberring
Present Perfect
I have yabberred
you have yabberred
he/she/it has yabberred
we have yabberred
you have yabberred
they have yabberred
Past Continuous
I was yabberring
you were yabberring
he/she/it was yabberring
we were yabberring
you were yabberring
they were yabberring
Past Perfect
I had yabberred
you had yabberred
he/she/it had yabberred
we had yabberred
you had yabberred
they had yabberred
Future
I will yabber
you will yabber
he/she/it will yabber
we will yabber
you will yabber
they will yabber
Future Perfect
I will have yabberred
you will have yabberred
he/she/it will have yabberred
we will have yabberred
you will have yabberred
they will have yabberred
Future Continuous
I will be yabberring
you will be yabberring
he/she/it will be yabberring
we will be yabberring
you will be yabberring
they will be yabberring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been yabberring
you have been yabberring
he/she/it has been yabberring
we have been yabberring
you have been yabberring
they have been yabberring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been yabberring
you will have been yabberring
he/she/it will have been yabberring
we will have been yabberring
you will have been yabberring
they will have been yabberring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been yabberring
you had been yabberring
he/she/it had been yabberring
we had been yabberring
you had been yabberring
they had been yabberring
Conditional
I would yabber
you would yabber
he/she/it would yabber
we would yabber
you would yabber
they would yabber
Past Conditional
I would have yabberred
you would have yabberred
he/she/it would have yabberred
we would have yabberred
you would have yabberred
they would have yabberred
References in periodicals archive ?
Next week I'll take a closer look at Australia's giants that's enough yabber for now...let's get to the wine.
Next week I'll take a closer look at Australia's giants but that's enough yabber for now...let's get to the wine.
"Yabber Dabber Blue" gets its name from the term 'Dabber', an affectionate name given to anyone born within the boundaries of Nantwich, home of the Food & Drink Festival.