gab gab  /ˈɡæb/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) light informal conversation for social occasions
  2. (v) talk profusely

Usage(s):

  1. With his electrifying personality, quick wit and gift of the gab, he was soon leading it.
  2. After booting up, Genelle carries her egg-on-a-bagel and hot chocolate down a few cubicles to gab with Susan Miszkowicz, a co-worker.
  3. If you want to understand how the locals' gift of gab originated, catch a show at one of the many centers for Korean dance and music.

News

  1. Killer Mike takes gift of gab to new WAOK talk show

    Killer Mike is one articulate mutha . Now usually that would be a serious backhanded compliment for a black man , but being that his gift of gab has earned him a prime-time slot in talk-radio land, consider this a rare exception.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Atlanta

  2. Cash Dividend On The Way From Gabelli Equity Trust's Series G Cumulative Preferred Stock

    On 6/17/13, Gabelli Equity Trust's Series G Cumulative Preferred Stock (NYSE: GAB.PRG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.375, payable on 6/26/13. As a percentage of GAB.PRG's recent share price of $24.93, this dividend works out to approximately 1.50%, so look for shares of GAB.PRG to trade 1.50% lower ? all else being equal ? when GAB.PRG shares open for trading on 6/17 ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Oprah Donates $12 Million (More) to Smithsonian’s African American Museum

    Oprah is famous for her gift of gab, and she's (once again) putting her money where her mouth is. The lifestyle guru is donating a whopping $12 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture — … Continue reading ?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: omg!

Quotes

  1. "He's a tremendous talent, He's got the gift of the gab and he will make it known who the gaffer is. I'm sure he'll be able to motivate the dressing room no matter where he goes," said Brown.
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Geoff Brown Source: Scotsman

  2. "If it costs GAB $50,000, his political lawsuit probably cost that much or more in real staff time," Pocan said.
    on Jan 28, 2009 By: Mark Pocan Source: Capital Times

  3. "Part of the blame should also fall on the Thais for allowing these fighters to fight even without approval from the GAB," said Buhain.
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: Eric Buhain Source: Manila Bulletin

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