[gab-ee] /ˈgæb i/

a male given name, form of .
a female given name, form of .
adjective -bier, -biest
(informal) inclined to chatter; talkative

“garrulous, talkative,” 1710, originally Scottish, from gab (n.) + -y (2). Related: Gabbiness.


Talk, esp of a long, prattling sort

[1786+; fr Scots or Northern English dialect; perhaps related to the Old French gab, ”mockery, boasting”]


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