Synonyms for gab
Antonyms for gab
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GAB
Time after time I've missed scoring a point because the other man has had the gift of the gab and I haven't.
Yes, Gab flapped in at the shop this afternoon to caw over it.
Thought you'd have a cabin full of gab machines by this time.
What a fine tall young man he is, and what a gift of the gab.
But Auld Jock had bade him "haud 'is gab" there, as in Greyfriars kirkyard.
“I suppose I can sit in the office and gab with Sam,” he growled, but Sam had disappeared.
Yes; yes; a nimble wit, an engaging manner, and the gift of the gab.
I congratulated him on his forethought, and it then occurred to me to ask what had become of Gab.
Of course he should have the gift of the gab, and that Plantagenet hasn't got.
I am not one for gab, but it amuses one if no harm is spoken of others.
"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.