from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A casual talk; confabulation.
- intransitive v. To engage in casual talk.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To speak casually with; to chat.
- n. A casual talk or chat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Familiar talk or conversation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To confabulate; chat.
- n. Familiar talk or conversation; chat.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. talk socially without exchanging too much information
- v. have a conference in order to talk something over
- n. an informal conversation
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Indeed, the Nicaraguan leader recently skipped a SICA meeting entirely, claiming the confab was a sham and had been designed and promoted by the U.S.
The confab is the biggest event of its kind in the United States.
For his part, Curry thinks podcasting's tipping point is likely to be BloggerCon , Dave Winer's blogging confab, which is scheduled for November 6 at Stanford University.
The young ladies were sitting by the emptied hampers, deep in confab.
Raising shot glasses of Prohibition whiskey, the confab was a toast to
In late October, Oprah called a confab in Los Angeles and met with everyone associated with OWN.
The confab will be the second meeting between Gonzalez and the AMPTP, two weeks after their first powwow.
The two groups of officers held a "confab" outside the stairwell, says Blasenstein, and the city police then offered the two protesters the choice of being arrested or signing a form agreeing to a ban from Smithsonian buildings.
The conference, the meeting, the "confab" under whatever heading it has become a principal instrument of evasion, diversion, digression and retreat in modern life, a much more profligately used device than its well-born cousin the Blue Ribbon Panel.
Should they wait until the Democratic convention to cast their votes or should they meet earlier in some kind of confab to get this thing over with earlier?
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