Confab



[noun kon-fab; verb kuh n-fab, kon-fab] /noun ˈkɒn fæb; verb kənˈfæb, ˈkɒn fæb/ Informal.

noun
1.
a confabulation.
verb (used without object), confabbed, confabbing.
2.
to confabulate:
They spent the morning confabbing over coffee in my office.
/ˈkɒnfæb/
noun
1.
a conversation or chat
verb -fabs, -fabbing, -fabbed
2.
(intransitive) to converse
n.

1701, colloquial shortening of confabulation.

noun

A talk; discussion (1701+)

verb

: Let’s confab a bit about that idea (1740+)

[fr confabulation]
confabulation

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