gibbering
gibber gib"ber (g[i^]b"b[~e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {gibbered} (g[i^]b"b[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {gibbering}.] [Akin to jabber, and gabble.] To speak rapidly and inarticulately. --Shak.

Syn: jabber. [1913 Webster]


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