Synonyms for gabbing
Antonyms for gabbing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GABBING
He stopped, realizing that he was gabbing at a terrific rate.
I was gaeing alang wi' the yowes, and there was he and Drummielaw riding and gabbing.
I have a theory that more men are lost to themselves and the age by a love of "gabbing" than by drinking.
"We can't spend time in gabbing here," came nervously from Bowsprit.
I s'pose Mrs. Bainbridge has got a gabbing streak on and will keep her there the rest of the day listening to her.
Tenderly they carried the gabbing creature down to the timber and laid him on a bed of boughs.
"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.