[gab] /gæb/ Informal.
verb (used without object), gabbed, gabbing.
to talk or chat idly; chatter.
idle talk; chatter.
a hook or fork that engages temporarily with a moving rod or lever.
noun, Scot. Slang.
verb gabs, gabbing, gabbed
(intransitive) to talk excessively or idly, esp about trivial matters; gossip; chatter
idle or trivial talk
gift of the gab, ability to speak effortlessly, glibly, or persuasively
a hook or open notch in a rod or lever that drops over the spindle of a valve to form a temporary connection for operating the valve
a pointed tool used in masonry
Gabon (international car registration)
“to reproach,” c.1200, via Scottish and northern England dialect, from a Scandinavian source, e.g. Old Norse gabba “to mock,” or from Old French gabber “mock, boast,” both perhaps ultimately imitative. Related: Gabbed; gabbing. Meaning “to talk much” is from 1786, probably a back-formation from gabble.
early 14c., “mockery,” from Old French gab, from gaber (see gab (v.)); meaning “idle talk” is from 1737. Gift of the gab “talent for speaking” is from 1680s.
A session of conversation; a loquacious occasion; chinfest (1897+)
see: gift of gab
[guh-boon] /gəˈbun/ noun 1. .
[gey-bee] /ˈgeɪ bi/ noun, plural gabies. British Dialect. 1. a fool. [gab-ee] /ˈgæb i/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . /ˈɡeɪbɪ/ noun (pl) -bies 1. (archaic or dialect) a simpleton
[gab-ee] /ˈgæb i/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . /ˈɡeɪbɪ/ noun (pl) -bies 1. (archaic or dialect) a simpleton
1. get a clue 2. global area coverage 3. granular activated carbon