Word Origin early 18th cent.: variant of gob ‘mouth’.Idiomsnounjump to other results
BrE BrE//ɡæb//; NAmE NAmE//ɡæb//
(informal, sometimes disapproving) the ability to speak easily and to persuade other people with your words Joe’s got the gift of the gab—he can sell anything.
the gift of the gab (British English) (US English a gift for/of gab)jump to other results