Definitions for: Gab

[n] light informal conversation for social occasions

Webster (1913) Definition: Gab, n. [Cf. Gaff.] (Steam Engine)
The hook on the end of an eccentric rod opposite the strap.
See. Illust. of Eccentric.

Gab, n. [OE. gabbe gabble, mocking, fr. Icel. gabb
mocking, mockery, or OF. gab, gabe; perh. akin to E. gape, or
gob. Cf. Gab, v. i., Gibber.]
The mouth; hence, idle prate; chatter; unmeaning talk;
loquaciousness. [Colloq.]

Gift of gab, facility of expression. [Colloq.]

Gab, v. i. [OE. gabben to jest, lie, mock, deceive, fr.
Icel. gabba to mock, or OF. gaber. See 2d Gab, and cf.
1. To deceive; to lie. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

2. To talk idly; to prate; to chatter. --Holinshed.

Synonyms: causerie, chin-wag, chin-wagging, chitchat, gabfest, gossip, small talk, tittle-tattle

See Also: chat, confab, confabulation, schmoose, schmooze

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