Pronunciation of Jabber
/d͡ʒˈabə/, /dʒˈabə/, /dʒ_ˈa_b_ə/
Synonyms for jabber:
gibberish, small talk, jabberwocky.
clack, sound, jargon.
Other synonyms and related words:
jabbering, blatherskite, rattle, spirt, gibberish, palaver, jaw, rant, sound, mumbo jumbo, mouth off, chat, small talk, murmur, twaddle, ramble, gush, whisper, yap, slobber, gas, blurt, chaffer, gossip, cackle, abracadabra, ramblings, burble, blab, rabbit on, gabble, spout, blabber, jargon, gibber, spurt, rave, spiel, yak, jabberwocky, clack, prate, sputter.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
talk incessantly and trivially (verb)
Usage examples for jabber:
- Why, I've seen 'em stringin' along the road just like them fellers we passed just now, and then stop all of a suddent like hounds off the scent, jabber among themselves, and start off in a different direction"- " Just what they're doing now! - "From Sand Hill to Pine", Bret Harte.
- But flutter as they would, jabber as they would, the Clubhouse preserved a tomb- like silence. - "Angel Island", Inez Haynes Gillmore.
- He suddenly shut up, and, with furtive looks around him, began to jabber to me in a low voice. - "Greenmantle", John Buchan.