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Definition of "jabber" [jab•ber]

  • To talk rapidly, unintelligibly, or idly. (verb-intransitive)
  • To utter rapidly or unintelligibly. (verb-transitive)
  • Rapid or babbling talk. (noun)
  • To speak or say rapidly, incoherently, and without making sense; chatter (verb)

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  • Such talk (noun)

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Use "jabber" in a sentence
  • "But there's a lot of conversation, there's a lot of talk, there's a lot of jabber, which is very similar, they say, to what happened right before September 11."
  • "* Not known as a jabber Valero nevertheless out-jabbed a converted right-hander known for his solid stick 87-47."
  • "And if he was busy above stairs with the governor, there was another busy below with us poor English servants, a kind of subordinate priest, a low Italian; as he could speak no language but his own, he was continually jabbering to us in that, and by hearing him the maids and myself contrived to pick up a good deal of the language, so that we understood most that was said, and could speak it very fairly; and the themes of his jabber were the beauty and virtues of one whom he called"