AskDefine | Define gab

Dictionary Definition

gab n : light informal conversation for social occasions [syn: chitchat, small talk, gabfest, gossip, tittle-tattle, chin-wag, chin-wagging, causerie]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /gæb/
  • Rhymes with: -æb


Idle chatter

Derived terms


  1. to talk or chatter a lot, usually on trivial subjects


to talk or chatter a lot, usually on trivial subjects



  1. a large dove





Verb form

  1. gave (past tense of geben)

Extensive Definition

GAB or similar can mean:
gab in German: GAB
gab in Esperanto: GAB
gab in French: GAB
gab in Korean: GAB
gab in Italian: GAB
gab in Japanese: GAB

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accents, babble, babblement, balderdash, balls, bavardage, bazoo, bibble-babble, blab, blabber, blah-blah, blarney, blather, blether, blethers, bull, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, cackle, caquet, caqueterie, chaps, chat, chatter, chitter-chatter, chops, clack, clatter, comment, conversation, converse, crap, declaim, discourse, dither, drivel, elocution, embouchure, eyewash, flummery, gabble, garbage, gas, gibber, gibble-gabble, go on, gob, gobbledygook, gossip, guff, gush, haver, hogwash, hot air, idle talk, jabber, jaw, jaws, jowls, kisser, language, lips, mandibles, maw, maxilla, mere talk, moonshine, mouth, mug, mumbo-jumbo, mush, muzzle, natter, nonsense, nonsense talk, oral cavity, oral communication, palaver, parole, patter, piffle, poppycock, pour forth, prate, prating, prattle, premaxilla, prittle-prattle, ramble on, rapping, rattle, rattle on, reel off, rot, rubbish, run on, shit, speak, speaking, speech, spout, spout off, stuff and nonsense, talk, talk away, talk nonsense, talk on, talkee-talkee, talking, tittle-tattle, trap, twaddle, twattle, waffle, wag the tongue, words, yak, yakkety-yak, yakking, yap
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