Definition of blabber in English:

blabber

Pronunciation /ˈblabər/ /ˈblæbər/

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intransitive verb

[no object]informal
  • Talk foolishly, mindlessly, or excessively.

    • ‘she blabbered on and on’
    • ‘How can you understand what he's blabbering about unless you remember the point from before?’
    • ‘He is 2 months from turning two, and he's already blabbering away like a toddler.’
    • ‘Go for this drive and I guarantee you will be blabbering about it for at least five days.’
    • ‘Personally, I thought he blabbered on without establishing the rationale for his so-called policy initiatives, other than in sweeping feel-good ideological terms.’
    • ‘He blabbered, he purposely misunderstood you, he made terrifying jokes.’
    • ‘She blabbered on as usual when she is nervous, her words tumbling over each other.’
    • ‘That's because once the balls stop bouncing, the mouths start blabbering, providing precious grist for the league's rumor mill.’
    • ‘‘And the teacher was so nice,’ she keeps blabbering, ‘what's his name again?’’
    • ‘Every time a politician gets in front of the media, they immediately start blabbering on about how they're going to fix corruption, rebuild the community, or something equally pointless.’
    • ‘You call in the dead hours of the morning and start blabbering on about all this stuff?’
    • ‘And he went on blabbering and blabbering, yakety, yakety, yak…’
    • ‘So, remember the other day when I was blabbering about how I made a CD to help me sort of zone out when trying to achieve an out-of-body experience?’
    • ‘But as you see I am blabbering on, so let me get back on track.’
    • ‘Sometimes my mouth just takes on a life of it's own and starts blabbering about something and by the time my brain's caught up I have no idea what I've gotten myself into.’
    • ‘All right, I will stop blabbering so you can read the story.’
    • ‘Taylor gave up hope, realising that Simone wasn't going to give up until she was done blabbering about her date from last night.’
    • ‘He blabbers out nervously, ‘Well I better get out of here and go to sleep.’’
    • ‘Romeo and Juliet is definitely unrealistic in my opinion, but I will stop now, otherwise I will just blabber on about why I think it's not too good.’
    • ‘Everyone stared, expecting her to go on, blabber on, but she didn't.’
    • ‘Instead he just made some intelligent statements, and let his boss blabber on and on repeating himself endlessly.’
    prattle, chatter, babble, prate, blather, blether, ramble, gabble, jabber, twitter, go on, run on, rattle away, rattle on, blither, maunder, drivel, patter, gossip, tittle-tattle, tattle, yap, jibber-jabber, cackle
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noun

informal
  • 1A person who talks foolishly or excessively.

    • ‘the blabber wastes his own time, and the listener's time’
    • ‘See, the fact is that this talk show host and his fellow blabbers say this kind of stuff all the time.’
    • ‘Last night, the news show blabber suggested that the powerfully moving hug between the government official and the mother of the fallen Marine, was staged.’
    • ‘Rick, the wonderful little blabber he is, had told his new friends about the swimming hole.’
    • ‘‘But it's just a ordinary dog’ - now I sound like a blabber.’
    gossip, gossipmonger, scandalmonger, blabbermouth, blabber, busybody, chatterer, prattler, babbler
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    1. 1.1Foolish or mindless talk.
      • ‘annoyed by their endless blabber’
      • ‘This is just the conclusion with thank you notes and other mindless blabber about the story.’
      • ‘Marketing drives much of the blabber about blubber, and the best way to hook a mass audience is to make a diet plan as simplistic and one-dimensional as possible.’
      • ‘Most yoga and meditation groups speak of them, along with other esoteric blabber such as the raising of kundalini, opening of chakras, and other things which no one has actually experienced.’
      • ‘The occasional smorgasbord of blabber and non-news will continue to torture us, but that horrid and sordid story will struggle for space now in a sporting world gone pigskin mad.’
      • ‘But she'd been reading cheap romance novels purchased from the bookstore next door, so when she started spouting unrealistic blabber about needs and desires I ignored her.’
      • ‘Trying to recall how to address someone not a septuagenarian, I issued some standard there-there-everything's all-right blabber.’
      • ‘Tucking her money into her pocket, she exited her house, glad to be rid of Leonie's blabber about her beautiful sister and handsome Warren.’
      • ‘She was becoming tired of this girl and her nothingness blabber about how she would kill Maeve.’
      • ‘Anyway, now that I'm done with my blast of blabber, I will let you read chapter ten.’
      prattle, babble, chatter, chattering, twitter, twittering, prating, gabble, jibber-jabber, patter, blather, rambling, twaddle, drivel
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