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Definition of jabber verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

jabber

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verb
BrE BrE//ˈdʒæbə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒæbər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they jabber
BrE BrE//ˈdʒæbə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒæbər//
 
he / she / it jabbers
BrE BrE//ˈdʒæbəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒæbərz//
 
past simple jabbered
BrE BrE//ˈdʒæbəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒæbərd//
 
past participle jabbered
BrE BrE//ˈdʒæbəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒæbərd//
 
-ing form jabbering
BrE BrE//ˈdʒæbərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒæbərɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] jabber (about something) | + speech (disapproving) to talk quickly and in an excited way so that it is difficult to understand what you are saying synonym gabble What is he jabbering about now? Word Origin late 15th cent.: imitative.

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