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Definition of "blab" [blab]

  • To reveal (secret matters) especially through indiscreet or unreserved talk. (verb-transitive)
  • To reveal secret matters. (verb-intransitive)
  • To chatter thoughtlessly or indiscreetly. See Synonyms at gossip. (verb-intransitive)
  • An incessant or indiscreet talker. (noun)
  • Lengthy chatter. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blab" in a sentence
  • "I always watch on C-Span anyway to avoid all the blab from the commentators."
  • "And the blab is a skill far more common to Bill Clinton's generation than to Bob Dole's."
  • "Even when she reached her home again, and Mrs. Byrne followed her in, afraid of leaving the frightened woman alone lest she should "blab" the whole secret to the first person she met, -- even then Mrs. Cregan could not speak until she had gathered up the broken dishes and propped the broken chair against the wall, as frantically as if she were trying to conceal the evidence of a crime."