jabber jabber

Definition(s):

  1. (n) rapid and indistinct speech
  2. (v) talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. They jabber noisily on phones in public.
  2. Clumsily she had learned to climb, to sleep hammock-wise across two stout branches, to eat fruits, to jabber, to live their life.
  3. When not badgering their host to angel a play, they jabber about the beauty of silence, emote about love and art and nothing at all, quite happily drink poison.

News

  1. Many Berkshire residents upset about government data collection

    PITTSFIELD -- Helen Kozchuk is 82 years old, and is a longtime Verizon customer. She admits that most of her telephone conversations contain "jibber-jabber," but would prefer that the federal government doesn’t know about them.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Berkshire Eagle

  2. Locals suspicious, troubled by NSA phone record surveilliance

    Friday June 7, 2013 PITTSFIELD -- Helen Kozchuk of Pittsfield is 82 years old, and is a longtime Verizon customer. She admits that most of her telephone conversations contain "jibber-jabber," but would prefer that the federal government doesn't know about them. "It's just like looking through my window," Kozchuk said.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: North Adams Transcript

Quotes

  1. "In the huddles, Justin Williams was screaming, 'Come on, it's still in reach,'" Musselman said. "When you're down 20 at home, there's not a lot of positive things that you hear and I thought Justin's constant jabber in the huddle is...
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: Eric Musselman Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "I got a bad break with the calls," Pierce said after practice. "I didn't think I did anything to warrant a second technical. I guess jibber and jabber by 'Q' was overexaggerated and they decided to kick us both out."
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Paul Pierce Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. Ferguson said it was typical of important late-season divisional games in that, "It's a physical game. You know they're going to take cheap shots, we're going to take them, too. There's a lot of talking, a lot of jibber-jabber in between plays."
    on Nov 23, 2008 By: Jason Ferguson Source: MiamiHerald.com

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