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Gibber definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GIB'BER, v.i. [See Gabble. It is probably allied to gabble, and to jabber.] To speak rapidly and inarticulately. [Not used.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: unintelligible talking [syn: gibberish, gibber] v
1: speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly [syn: chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle- tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble]
2: chatter inarticulately; of monkeys

Merriam Webster's

intransitive verb (gibbered; gibbering) Etymology: imitative Date: 1604 to speak rapidly, inarticulately, and often foolishly gibber noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. v. & n. --v.intr. speak fast and inarticulately; chatter incoherently. --n. such speech or sound. Etymology: imit. 2. n. Austral. a boulder or large stone. Etymology: Aboriginal

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Gibber Gib"ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gibbered; p. pr. & vb. n. Gibbering.] [Akin to jabber, and gabble.] To speak rapidly and inarticulately. --Shak.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Gibber Gib"ber, n. [From Gib to balk.] A balky horse. --Youatt.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(gibbers, gibbering, gibbered) If you say that someone is gibbering, you mean that they are talking very fast and in a confused manner. (INFORMAL) Everyone is gibbering insanely, nerves frayed as showtime approaches... I was a gibbering wreck by this stage. = babble VERB: V, V-ing

Moby Thesaurus

absurdity, amphigory, babble, babblement, baffle, balderdash, bavardage, be Greek to, be beyond one, be too deep, beat one, bibble-babble, blab, blabber, blah-blah, blather, blether, blethers, blubber, bombast, bull, bullshit, cackle, caquet, caqueterie, chat, chatter, chitter-chatter, clack, claptrap, clatter, dither, double-talk, drivel, drone, droning, drool, escape one, fiddle-faddle, fiddledeedee, flummery, folderol, fudge, fustian, gab, gabble, galimatias, gammon, gas, gibbering, gibberish, gibble-gabble, go on, gobbledygook, gossip, guff, gush, haver, hocus-pocus, hot air, humbug, idle talk, jabber, jargon, jaw, jibber, lose one, maunder, maundering, mere talk, mouth, mouthing, mow, mumble, mumbling, mumbo jumbo, murmur, murmuring, mutter, muttering, narrishkeit, natter, need explanation, niaiserie, nonsense, nonsense talk, not make sense, not penetrate, pack of nonsense, palaver, pass comprehension, patter, perplex, piffle, pour forth, prate, prating, prattle, prittle-prattle, ramble on, rant, rattle, rattle on, reel off, riddle, rigamarole, rigmarole, rodomontade, rubbish, run on, skimble-skamble, sob, speak in tongues, speak incoherently, splutter, spout, spout off, sputter, stammer, stuff and nonsense, stultiloquence, stutter, susurrate, susurration, talk away, talk double Dutch, talk nonsense, talk on, talkee-talkee, tittle-tattle, trash, trumpery, twaddle, twattle, twiddle-twaddle, vapor, vaporing, waffle, waffling, whisper, whispering, yak, yakkety-yak, yammer




 


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