Definition of "gabbled" [gabbled]

  • (verb) Simple past tense and past participle of gabble.
  • (verb) to utter (words, etc) rapidly and indistinctly; jabber
  • (verb) (of geese and some other birds or animals) to utter rapid cackling noises
  • (noun) rapid and indistinct speech or noises

Use "gabbled" in a sentence

  • "Tom Byam Shaw's Ariel may swing on a trapeze from time to time but his speech – at first strangely elongated, then gabbled – is earthbound and he trips around the stage as if he were an obliging ballet student rather than a sharp-edged sprite."
  • "As they caught sight of Ah Cho they gabbled among themselves in low voices."
  • "A district nurse came, gabbled into her mobile phone inches away from Dan's ear, a doctor, another nurse."

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