Definition of "gabbled" [gabbled]

  • To utter (words, etc) rapidly and indistinctly; jabber (verb)
  • (of geese and some other birds or animals) to utter rapid cackling noises (verb)
  • Rapid and indistinct speech or noises (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of gabble. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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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