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Definition of "jabber" []

  • To talk rapidly, unintelligibly, or idly. (verb-intransitive)
  • To utter rapidly or unintelligibly. (verb-transitive)
  • Rapid or babbling talk. (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 "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"