IPA: gˈæb


  • Idle chatter.
  • The mouth or gob.
  • One of the open-forked ends of rods controlling reversing in early steam engines.
  • A diminutive of the male given name Gabriel.
  • (psychology) Initialism of gender-atypical behavior.


  • (intransitive, obsolete) To jest; to tell lies in jest; exaggerate; lie.
  • (intransitive) To talk or chatter a lot, usually on trivial subjects.
  • (transitive, obsolete) To speak or tell falsely.

Examples of "gab" in Sentences

  • Please do so without all the gab.
  • Thatcher definitely had the gift of gab.
  • Do not add in Batista's opponent at the GAB.
  • They obviously inherited the Gift of the Gab.
  • GAB will probably do the same as well as Lockdown.
  • The author has the Hibernian gift and curse of gab.
  • For your gift of the gab is a caution -- are splendid;
  • "Shut up that kind of gab," demanded Jorth, stridently.
  • I was the oldest and seemed to have the gift of the gab.
  • It was just announced that Umaga will defend the title at the GAB.
  • "Aw, shut up that kind of gab, will y'u?" broke in Colter, harshly.
  • Berserk, nor "gab" like the Paladins of Charlemagne, he is ready on provocation to boast of what he has done.
  • Sometimes our phone conversations go on forever, and we just kind of gab about our lives, and what is holding us back.
  • The notion that our leaders might have the brains and skill to maturely resolve conflicts with the gift of gab is astounding and long overdue.
  • The natives in the vicinity of Perth generally use the word gab-by, or kuyp-e, for water, but those inhabiting a district only twelve or fourteen miles distant from Perth adopt the word kow-win; the word used by the natives in the vicinity of Adelaide in South Australia for water is kauw-ee.

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