jabber

[ jab-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF jabber

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JABBER

Then a whole string of jabber and arm wavin', with some countin' in the middle of it.

Never heard in all my travels such a jabber about wives and kids.

Are you goin' to keep up your jabber when I'm speakin' to the gentlemen?

All the difference between us is, that you can jabber Dutch a little.

You stop here a little while, sir, and you will hear him begin to jabber.

There is a little consultation and jabber, when I am told that I can have both for a franc.

In their jabber of tongues they said things about her as she passed.

He was quite close to her and in the jabber of voices she was silent.

When we left a week later, he could jabber intelligently with any savage he met.

The screamer began to jabber like a maniac, punctuating his ravings with shrieks.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, spelling variant of Middle English jablen (c.1400), also javeren, jaberen, probably ultimately echoic. Related: Jabbered; jabbering. The noun is 1727, from the verb.

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