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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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR JABBERER

blabbermouth

nounsomeone who talks too much
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