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

  • intransitive v. To prattle and chatter unintelligibly.
  • n. Unintelligible or foolish talk.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. gibberish, unintelligible speech
  • v. To jabber, talk rapidly and unintelligibly or incoherently.
  • n. boulder, stone

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A balky horse.
  • intransitive v. To speak rapidly and inarticulately.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To speak inarticulately; speak incoherently or senselessly.
  • n. One who guts or eviscerates fish.
  • n. In botany, a pouch-like enlargement of the base of a calyx, corolla, etc.; a gibbosity.
  • n. A big stone or boulder; an overhanging rock.
  • n. A balky horse; a jibber.

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

  • v. chatter inarticulately; of monkeys
  • v. speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
  • n. unintelligible talking


Probably back-formation from gibberish.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
uncertain, see gibberish (Wiktionary)
From native Australian (Wiktionary)



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  • A noise a monkey makes.

    April 4, 2008

  • Australian - stone, boulder. Pronounced with a hard 'g'.

    December 6, 2007