Definitions for: Confabulate

[v] have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action"
[v] chew the fat; shoot the breeze
[v] unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory (psychiatry)

Webster (1913) Definition: Con*fab"u*late, v. i. [imp. & p. p.
Confabulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Confabulating.] [L.
confabulatus, p. p. of confabulary, to converse together;
con- + fabulary to speak, fr. fabula. See Fable.]
To talk familiarly together; to chat; to prattle.

I shall not ask Jean Jaques Rousseau If birds
confabulate or no. --Cowper.

Synonyms: chaffer, chat, chatter, chitchat, claver, confab, confer, consult, gossip, jaw, natter, visit

See Also: collogue, converse, cook up, discourse, discuss, fabricate, invent, jawbone, make up, manufacture, schmoose, schmooze, shmoose, shmooze, talk over

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