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Noun: gab  gab
Usage: informal
  1. Light informal conversation for social occasions
    - chitchat [informal], chit-chat [informal], chit chat [informal], small talk, gabfest [N. Amer, informal], gossip, tittle-tattle, chinwag [Brit, informal], chin-wag [Brit, informal], chin-wagging [Brit, informal], causerie, bavardage [literary], chinwag [Brit, informal]
Verb: gab (gabbed,gabbing)  gab
Usage: informal
  1. Talk profusely
    - yak [informal]
  2. Talk socially without exchanging too much information
    "the men were sitting in the cafe and gabbing";
    - chew the fat [informal], shoot the breeze [N. Amer, informal], chat, confabulate, confab [informal], chitchat [informal], chit-chat [informal], chatter, chaffer, natter [informal], gossip, jaw [informal], claver [UK, dialect], visit [N. Amer, informal], chew the rag [informal], gas [informal]

Derived forms: gabs, gabbing, gabbed

Type of: chat, chin-wag [Brit, informal], communicate, confab [informal], confabulation, converse, discourse, intercommunicate, natter [informal], schmoose [informal], schmooze [informal]

Encyclopedia: Gab, Iran