blabber

  • 1 Blabber — Blab ber, n. one who blabr; a tattler; a telltale. Syn: blabbermouth. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 blabber — [blab′ər] vt., vi. 〚ME blabberen, freq. of blabben, like ON blabbra, echoic〛 [Informal or Dial.] to blab or babble n. 〚/span> BLAB + ER〛 a person who blabs * * * blab·ber ( …

    Universalium

  • 3 blabber — index jargon (unintelligible language) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 blabber — (v.) mid 14c., to speak as an infant speaks, frequentative of blabben, of echoic origin (Cf. O.N. blabbra, Dan. blabbre babble, Ger. plappern to babble ). Meaning to talk excessively is from late 14c. Related: Blabbered; blabbering …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 blabber — informal ► VERB ▪ talk indiscreetly or excessively. ► NOUN 1) a person who blabbers. 2) indiscreet or excessive talk …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 blabber — [blab′ər] vt., vi. [ME blabberen, freq. of blabben, like ON blabbra, echoic] [Informal or Dial.] to blab or babble n. [< BLAB + ER] a person who blabs …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Blabber — This unusual and intriguing name is of early medieval English origin, and is one of a large group of early surnames that were gradually created from the habitual use of a nickname. In this instance the nickname was given to someone thought to be… …

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  • 8 blabber — UK [ˈblæbə(r)] / US [ˈblæbər] verb [intransitive] Word forms blabber : present tense I/you/we/they blabber he/she/it blabbers present participle blabbering past tense blabbered past participle blabbered informal to talk too much, especially about …

    English dictionary

  • 9 blabber — I blab, blabber (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. babble, chatter; tattle, gossip. See loquacity, disclosure. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. prattle, jabber, drivel; see nonsense 1 . v. Syn. chatter, prattle, gabble; see babble . III (Roget …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 blabber — blab|ber [ˈblæbə US ər] v [i]informal to talk in a silly or annoying way for a long time blabber on ▪ I wish she d stop blabbering on about her boyfriends …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 blabber — I. verb (blabbered; blabbering) Etymology: Middle English blaberen Date: 14th century intransitive verb to talk foolishly or excessively transitive verb to say indiscreetly II. noun Date: circa 1913 idle talk …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 blabber — 1. verb /ˈblæb.ə(r)/ to run ones mouth in such a way as to (inadvertently/unintentionally) spoil a surprise 2. noun /ˈblæb.ə(r)/ A person who blabs; a tattler; a telltale. See Also: blab, blabbermouth …

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  • 13 blabber — Synonyms and related words: absurdity, amphigory, babble, babblement, balderdash, bavardage, be indiscreet, be unguarded, betray, betray a confidence, betrayer, bibble babble, blab, blabberer, blabbermouth, blah blah, blather, blether, blethers,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 blabber — v. (B) he blabbered everything to the press * * * [ blæbə] (B) he blabbered everything to the press …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 blabber — blab|ber [ blæbər ] verb intransitive INFORMAL to talk too much, especially about things that should be kept secret, in a way that annoys other people …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 blabber — n Australian a TV remote control. This item of domes tic slang of the 1980s refers to the mute capability. No universal slang term for the remote control has yet emerged, though zapper is a recorded alternative …

    Contemporary slang

  • 17 blabber — blab·ber || blæbÉ™ v. chatter, babble; gossip …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 blabber — babbler …

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  • 19 blabber — informal verb talk indiscreetly or excessively. noun a person who blabbers. ↘indiscreet or excessive talk …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 blabber — verb (I) informal to talk in a silly or annoying way, especially for a long time: I wish she d stop blabbering on about her boyfriends …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English