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Words nearby gab

g8, g9, ga, ga., gaa, gab, gaba, gaba-alpha, gabaon, gabaonite, gabapentin

Origin of gab

1

1780–90; apparently expressive variant of gob4; cf. gabble

OTHER WORDS FROM gab

gab·ber, noun

Definition for gab (2 of 3)

gab2


nounMachinery.

a hook or fork that engages temporarily with a moving rod or lever.

Origin of gab

2

probably < Dutch dialectgabbe notch, gash

Definition for gab (3 of 3)

gab3


nounScot.Slang.

gob3.

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Examples from the Web for gab

  • In our interview, Moreno is effervescent and irreverent, with a genuine gift of the gab.

    Rita Moreno, SAG Life Achievement Award Winner, Talks Brando, Elvis And West Side Story|Sandra McElwaine|January 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • She apologizes profusely, curls up across from me, and begins to, as she calls it, gab.

    'Daily Show' Creator Lizz Winstead Is the Queen of Calling Bullshit|Caitlin Dickson|December 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST

  • But the millennium saw the last of the truly fat rappers: Gift of Gab, J-Live, Bone Crusher, and Fatman Scoop.

    Where Have All the Fat Rappers Gone? Or, How Hip-Hop Lost All the Weight.|Emilia Petrarca|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST

  • The Gift of Gab, the only original member of Blackalicious present, is twice as big as Big Boi but only half as well known.

    Where Have All the Fat Rappers Gone? Or, How Hip-Hop Lost All the Weight.|Emilia Petrarca|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST

  • That humid night, I realized I had forgotten how much I loved and missed performers like Gift of Gab, the Fat Boys, and Raekwon.

    Where Have All the Fat Rappers Gone? Or, How Hip-Hop Lost All the Weight.|Emilia Petrarca|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST

  • Keep your gab steeket (mouth shut) when ye 45 kenna (know not) your company.

    Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources|James Wood

  • I wish we knew of someone who really had the gift of the gab, someone who could get them started.

    Center Rush Rowland|Ralph Henry Barbour

  • I'm still the captain, if ye please, and I ken as much about the clerk here as will keep his gab shut on any trifle we hae dune.

    The Shoes of Fortune|Neil Munro

  • Y'r French gab may be foul wi' oaths for all I ken; but ye'll no come into my hoose!

    Lords of the North|A. C. Laut

  • He hat lions in cage—and him gab peoples zu de lions—dey roarsh—oh, mucho, mucho!

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction|Various

British Dictionary definitions for gab (1 of 3)

gab1


verbgabs, gabbingorgabbed

(intr)to talk excessively or idly, esp about trivial matters; gossip; chatter

noun

idle or trivial talk

gift of the gabability to speak effortlessly, glibly, or persuasively

Derived forms of gab

gabber, noun

Word Origin for gab

C18: variant of Northern dialect gob mouth, probably from Irish Gaelic gob beak, mouth

British Dictionary definitions for gab (2 of 3)

gab2


noun

a hook or open notch in a rod or lever that drops over the spindle of a valve to form a temporary connection for operating the valve

a pointed tool used in masonry

Word Origin for gab

C18: probably from Flemish gabbe notch, gash

British Dictionary definitions for gab (3 of 3)

GAB


abbreviation for

Gabon (international car registration)

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Idioms and Phrases with gab

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Words related to gab

blather, prate, jabber, jaw, buzz, yak, prattle, gossip, chatter, blabber