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

 

gibber

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈdʒɪbə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɪbər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gibber
BrE BrE//ˈdʒɪbə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɪbər//
 
he / she / it gibbers
BrE BrE//ˈdʒɪbəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɪbərz//
 
past simple gibbered
BrE BrE//ˈdʒɪbəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɪbərd//
 
past participle gibbered
BrE BrE//ˈdʒɪbəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɪbərd//
 
-ing form gibbering
BrE BrE//ˈdʒɪbərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɪbərɪŋ//
 
Fear
 
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[intransitive, transitive] (+ speech) to speak quickly in a way that is difficult to understand, often because of fear He cowered in the corner, gibbering with terror. By this time I was a gibbering wreck. See related entries: Fear Word Origin early 17th cent.: imitative.
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