from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To talk casually; chat.
- intransitive v. Psychology To fill in gaps in one's memory with fabrications that one believes to be facts.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To speak casually with; to chat.
- v. To confer.
- v. To fabricate memories in order to fill gaps in one's memory.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To talk familiarly together; to chat; to prattle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To talk familiarly together; chat; prattle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. have a conference in order to talk something over
- v. unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
- v. talk socially without exchanging too much information
Latin cōnfābulārī, cōnfābulāt- : com-, com- + fābulārī, to talk (from fābula, conversation; see fable).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)