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I have been listening to the jabbering and screeches of the crowd until they seem only manikins.

The young Navaho sprang forward, jabbering to his fellow tribesman.

Again a minute of quiet, and once more the jabbering and shouting.

Instantly they began to crowd round him, a dozen jabbering all at once.

We could hear them shouting, screaming, and jabbering, and the dogs barking.

They keep on jabbering, but don't seem to understand, and the boss is mad.

I was horrified when I came by and heard such a jabbering going on.

The blacks, jabbering away as they were to each other, did not apparently hear it.

When they reached it, the jabbering hordes were almost upon them.

It was a general fouling match, and the jabbering was terrific.

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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