from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To speak rapidly or incoherently; jabber.
- intransitive v. To make rapid, low muttering or quacking sounds, as a goose or duck.
- transitive v. To utter rapidly or incoherently.
- n. Rapid, incoherent, or meaningless speech.
- n. The low muttering sound of a goose or duck.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To talk fast, idly, foolishly, or without meaning.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To talk fast, or to talk without meaning; to prate; to jabber.
- intransitive v. To utter inarticulate sounds with rapidity; -- used of fowls as well as people.
- n. Loud or rapid talk without meaning.
- n. Inarticulate sounds rapidly uttered; as of fowls.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To talk noisily and rapidly; speak incoherently or without sense; prate; jabber.
- To utter inarticulate sounds in rapid succession, like a goose when feeding.
- To utter noisily, rapidly, and incoherently: as, to gabble a lesson.
- To affect in some way by gabbling.
- n. Loud or rapid talk without sense or coherence.
- n. Inarticulate chattering, as of fowl.
- n. Synonyms See prattle, n.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. rapid and indistinct speech
- v. speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
Probably frequentative of gab.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)