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  • n  rapid and indistinct speech
  • v  talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner

  • They jabber noisily on phones in public.
  • Jabber jabber, feint feint -- conversation is combat, a schoolyard dissing contest, a slightly more sophisticated version of "Your mother!" "No, yours!".
  • But strangely enough, if Franklin Roosevelt had last week ventured to ad dress Friends," the he would aviation have been industry as sure of a "My jabber of cheery answering .
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 7, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle
  • 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.
    June 7, 2013 - North Adams Transcript
Quotes

  • Eric Musselman in San Jose Mercury News
    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...
  • Paul Pierce in Boston Globe (registration)
    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."
  • Jason Ferguson in MiamiHerald.com
    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."

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