Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To chatter; babble.
  • noun Idle chatter.
  • noun A blabbermouth.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tattler; a telltale.
  • Swollen; protruding: as, blabber-lipped; blabber cheeks.
  • To speak inarticulately; babble; mumble.
  • To tell tales; blab; talk idly.
  • To fib; falter.
  • To whistle to a horse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun one who blabr; a tattler; a telltale.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb to run one's mouth in such a way as to (inadvertently/unintentionally) spoil a surprise
  • noun A person who blabs; a tattler; a telltale.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
  • noun one who reveals confidential information in return for money

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English blaberen.]

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From Middle English blaberen

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  • Mudambo was so excited to see his saviours he could hardly speak. "Gah bless you bloth!" he blabbered.

    - William Steig, Doctor De Soto Goes to Africa

    September 20, 2008