Gift of gab
Gab Gab, n. [OE. gabbe gabble, mocking, fr. Icel. gabb mocking, mockery, or OF. gab, gabe; perh. akin to E. gape, or gob. Cf. {Gab}, v. i., {Gibber}.] The mouth; hence, idle prate; chatter; unmeaning talk; loquaciousness. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

{Gift of gab}, facility of expression. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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  • gift\ of\ gab — • gift of gab • gift of the gab n. phr. informal Skill in talking; ability to make interesting talk that makes people believe you. Many men get elected because of their gift of gab. Mr. Taylor s gift of gab helped him get a good job …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Gift of Gab — may refer to:*Gift of Gab (film), a black and white film released in 1934 by Universal Pictures *Gift of Gab (rapper), American musician, member of Blackalicious *Irish legend of the Blarney Stone …   Wikipedia

  • Gift of Gab — Gift of Gab: película de 1934. Gift of Gab: rapero, MC de San Francisco/Bay Area hip hop duo Blackalicious, y uno de los miembros Quannum Projects. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si llegaste… …   Wikipedia Español

  • gift of gab — or[gift of the gab] {n. phr.}, {informal} Skill in talking; ability to make interesting talk that makes people believe you. * /Many men get elected because of their gift of gab./ * /Mr. Taylor s gift of gab helped him get a good job./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • gift of gab — or[gift of the gab] {n. phr.}, {informal} Skill in talking; ability to make interesting talk that makes people believe you. * /Many men get elected because of their gift of gab./ * /Mr. Taylor s gift of gab helped him get a good job./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • gift of gab — Informal. an aptitude for speaking fluently, glibly, or persuasively. Also, gift of the gab. [1675 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • gift of gab — Synonyms and related words: articulateness, big mouth, candor, command of language, command of words, communicativeness, conversableness, effective style, effusion, effusiveness, eloquence, eloquent tongue, expression, expressiveness, facundity,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gift of gab — Date: 1839 the ability to talk glibly and persuasively …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gift of Gab (rapero) — Gift of Gab Datos generales Nombre real Tim Parker Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gift of Gab (rapper) — Gift of Gab (born Timothy Parker, in Vicksburg, Mississippi) is an African American MC best known for performing in the Bay Area hip hop duo Blackalicious with DJ Chief Xcel. He is also a member of Quannum Projects, a Bay Area hip hop crew and… …   Wikipedia

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