jabbering jabbering

Definition(s):

  • (n) rapid and indistinct speech

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. SM can strike at any age, even among children who once talked in public, but it usually becomes obvious by age 3 or 4, when peers are happily jabbering away.
  2. The woman in the gallery, jabbering in Spanish, waved a Puerto Rican flag, bolted for the door after her fleeing companions.
  3. The whole mob, looking like De Gaulle's Paris Victory parade, moved slowly through the darkwooden-soled shoes clonking on the cobblestones, voices jabbering in German and English.

News

  • Brian's Monday recap: Continued weakness and Fed speak

    Collective Intelligence! The washout continues. China got whacked overnight as overall growth remains in question and has actually receded since Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and the Fed governors began jabbering ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: MrTopStep.com via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "He kept jabbering at me, `We don't need to do that,"' Paterno said. "He wanted to run the ball."
    on Jan 3, 2006 By: Joe Paterno Source: USA Today

  2. "I can't keep up with what I say on a daily basis," Serena said this week when asked about a particular response she couldn't remember. "I might have been just jabbering at my lips. Might have just been filling space."
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: Serena Williams Source: New York Times

  3. "They were really hyped up," Illini coach Bruce Weber said. "They were jabbering the whole way back."
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: Bruce Weber Source: Bloomington Pantagraph

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