Definition of gab noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɡæb//
; NAmE NAmE//ɡæb//
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Word Originearly 18th cent.: variant of gob ‘mouth’.Idioms
the gift of the gab (British English) (US English a gift for/of gab)
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(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.
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