idle+talk

  • 101waurd — [akin to Eng word] : word. Deriv. waurdahs verbally, waurdei (*) talk. Comp. andawaurdi answer, andwaurdjan answer, aglaitiwaurdei awkward speech, dwalawaurdei stupid talk, filuwaurdei much talk, filuwaurdjan talk too much, gabaurthiwaurd birth… …

    Gothic dictionary with etymologies

  • 102babble — I. v. n. 1. Prattle, jabber, chatter, gibber, talk inarticulately. 2. Prate, chat, gossip, palaver, tattle, be loquacious, talk idly or thoughtlessly. See prate. 3. Tell secrets, tattle, blab, let the cat out of the bag. II. v. a. 1. Tell ( …

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  • 103babble — v 1. gibber, Sl. gibber jabber, jargon; mutter, mumble, splutter, sputter; stammer, stutter. 2. chatter, chipper, prattle, cackle; twaddle, Brit. twattle, blather, drivel; talk nonsense, Inf. talk through one s hat; jabber, prate, bleat, Inf.… …

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  • 104cackle — v 1. cluck, chuckle, click, clack; crow, quack. 2. chuckle, chortle, giggle; titter, twitter, te hee, snicker, snigger. 3. chatter noisily, prattle, jabber, gibber, Sl. gibber jabber, jargon; babble, prate, tattle, twaddle, Brit. twattle; patter …

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  • 105chitchat — n 1. small talk, table talk, chatter, chitter chatter, chin chin; gossip, idle talk, talk; tittle tattle, clatter, scandal, Sl. dirt. v 2. gossip, tattle, tittle tattle, talk, Inf. dish the dirt …

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  • 106patter — I v 1. tiptoe, walk lightly; scurry, scuttle, trip along, skip, hie. 2. tap, pitter patter, drum, pound, beat; thrum, palpitate, pulsate. 3. spatter, sprinkle, splash, plash; fleck, dapple, stipple. n 4. pitter patter, tapping, rat a tat,… …

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  • 107prate — v 1. palaver, blab, bleat, Inf. gab; gush, Inf. spout, Sl. run off or on at the mouth; gossip, buzz, tell tales, repeat everything one hears; be loquacious or talkative, ramble, maunder. 2. babble, twaddle, Brit. twattle, blather, drivel; talk… …

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  • 108twaddle — n 1. blather, blathering, twaddling, Brit. twattle, Brit. twattling; drivel, nonsense, moonshine, Fr. bavardage. gobbledegook, humbug, flummery, Sl. bunk, rubbish, Inf. rot, Sl. garbage, Sl. horsefeathers; balderdash, hogwash, stuff and nonsense …

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  • 109palaver — palaverer, palaverist, n. palaverment, n. palaverous, adj. /peuh lav euhr, lah veuhr/, n., v, palavered, palavering. n. 1. a conference or discussion. 2. a long parley, esp. one between primitive natives and European traders, explorers, colonial… …

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  • 110gossip — 1. noun a) Someone who likes to talk about someone else’s private or personal business. b) Idle talk about someone’s private or personal matters, especially someone not present. Syn: scuttle butt 2. verb …

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  • 111mouth — Synonyms and related words: Brillat Savarin, Lucullus, access, announce, aperture, arm, armlet, articulate, audacity, back talk, backchat, bay, bayou, bazoo, be hypocritical, belt, betray, bight, bite, blandish, blow, blubber, blue, board and… …

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  • 112cackle — I. v. n. 1. Laugh (with a sound like the cackling of a goose), giggle, titter, snicker. 2. Chatter, prattle, babble, palaver, talk idly, talk nonsense. See prate. II. n. Prattle, twaddle, idle talk, small talk. See prate …

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  • 113report — n 1 Report, rumor, gossip, hearsay are comparable when they mean common talk or an instance of it that spreads rapidly. Report is the most general and least explicit of these terms; it need not imply an authentic basis for the common talk, but it …

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  • 114palaver — pa•lav•er [[t]pəˈlæv ər, ˈlɑ vər[/t]] n. 1) profuse and idle talk; chatter 2) persuasive talk; flattery; cajolery 3) why a conference or discussion, orig. one between European traders, explorers, etc., and people indigenous to a region, esp. in… …

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  • 115gab — [n] conversation blab*, blather*, chat, chitchat*, gossip, idle talk*, loquacity*, palaver*, prattle, small talk*, talk, tête à tête, tongue wagging*, yak*, yakkety yak*; concept 278 Ant. silence gab [v] talk a lot blabber*, blather*, buzz*,… …

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  • 116gab — I. intransitive verb (gabbed; gabbing) Etymology: probably short for gabble Date: 1786 to talk in a rapid or thoughtless manner ; chatter • gabber noun II. noun Date: 1790 talk …

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  • 117The Links — Infobox Television episode Colour = #ffaa44 Series = The O.C. Title = The Links Season = 1 (2003 2004) Caption = Last guy back buys the first round Episode = 16 Airdate = January 14, 2004 (FOX) Writer = Debra J. Fisher Erica Messer Director =… …

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  • 118clatter — clatterer, n. clatteringly, adv. clattery, adj. /klat euhr/, v.i. 1. to make a loud, rattling sound, as that produced by hard objects striking rapidly one against the other: The shutters clattered in the wind. 2. to move rapidly with such a sound …

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  • 119jaw — jaw1 jawless, adj. /jaw/, n. 1. either of two bones, the mandible or maxilla, forming the framework of the mouth. 2. the part of the face covering these bones, the mouth, or the mouth parts collectively: My jaw is swollen. 3. jaws, anything… …

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  • 120cackle — Synonyms and related words: Homeric laughter, babble, babblement, bark, bavardage, bawl, be in stitches, belch, bellow, belly laugh, bibble babble, blab, blabber, blah blah, blare, blat, blather, blether, blethers, blubber, boff, boffola, boom,… …

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