Jabber is a pretty tough word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of jabber, followed by 43 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - rapid and indistinct speech
EXAMPLES - Jabber in a Sentence
- My boyfriend, Steve, he says that you ` re a jabber. (source)
- $messenger - > im ($addr [ 'jabber'], $addr [ 'name']); (source)
- Rabbit rabbit, bunny jabber, yup rabbit ... oh, give it a rest. (source)
- 'jabber' = > utf8_normalize_nfc (request_var ( 'jabber', '', true)), (source)
- BEHAR: My boy friend Steve, my spousal equivalent, he says you ` re a jabber. (source)
- He and I jabber until 11 p.m. I return to the hotel and deal with emails until 1 a.m. (source)
- Guess we can just sit around and jabber at each other until one of us starves to death. (source)
- 'jabber' = > utf8_normalize_nfc (request_var ( 'jabber', $user_row [ 'user_jabber'], true)), (source)
- 'jabber' = > utf8_normalize_nfc (request_var ( 'jabber', $user - > data [ 'user_jabber'], true)), (source)
- Visitors come less often, then visits trickle to a stop, the incomprehensible jabber cause for unease. (source)
- Do not rush to dismiss this far-fetched conspiracy theory as the unenlightened jabber of uneducated men. (source)
- And it is kind of a jabber-mouth response, "an overstatement, exaggeration of any kind of political meaning". (source)
- FOXPIMPIN: verb, meaning to spew half-truths, political jibber-jabber and folksy chat to an audience of rubes. (source)
- Kaine points out, if we're going to jabber about polls, that the overall bill is getting steadily more popular. (source)
- * Not known as a jabber Valero nevertheless out-jabbed a converted right-hander known for his solid stick 87-47. (source)
- We jabber on about Balloon Boy while carbon emissions soar; we yammer about American Idol while Afghanistan burns. (source)
- Nonsensical jabber of a rift between Maradona and his key player, Lionel Messi is the best marker of this stupidity. (source)
- When you're trying to root out devils the last thing a family needs is a blabber jabber on the inside singing like a canary. (source)
- Also, if you have many numbers and / or charts in your reading material, Jill makes a mess of it, spewing robotic jibber-jabber. (source)
- If he picks Warner, my gut feeling says we can just stop with all the jibber-jabber, because this dance would be coming to a close. (source)
- The media can jabber on about a lot of things -- in the case of television and big-circulation magazines, the dumber the topic the better. (source)
- Far too many people many of them academics, many politicians continue to jabber about a supposed 'special relationship' between our two countries .... (source)
- Taking "jabber" in its ordinary acceptation of "excited and voluble discussion," this would give the meaning of "the result of much excited discussion." (source)
- But with yet one more pre-season game to play three days from now on Thursday, the Giants can't let any of that blustery jabber blow their whole season down. (source)
- But there's a lot of conversation, there's a lot of talk, there's a lot of jabber, which is very similar, they say, to what happened right before September 11. (source)
- I sort of hope that Fiorina talks about Ireland's corporate tax rates, just to get a taste of pre-desaparecido Fiorina jibber-jabber, circa 2008 election season. (source)
- Listening to them jabber on, like magpies on a bad acid binge, you would think that Bush's eight year reign of divisive, reactionary insanity never even happened. (source)
- Nothing Justifies Torture or Hate Mongering by Jason Paz on Friday, May 1, 2009 at 10: 46: 56 PM jabber by William Whitten on Saturday, May 2, 2009 at 1: 00: 26 PM (source)
- So, when times are bad, we need to create jobs, watching a bunch of wild eyed anti-business guys, all jabber on incoherently is IN AND OF ITSELF hurting the system. (source)
- If you have a friend who has even once referred to a foreign language as "jabber," travel far away from that friend, whose whole neighborhood is likely to be poisonous. (source)
- 'jabber', or because he remembered what he had forgotten when he woke up at the sound of Irene's labours, that his plan was to make the goblins think he was getting weak. (source)
- As it turns out, it could be any one of thousands of people that are going to be invited into the Matrix the jabber about the "virtual representation" they are witnessing. (source)
- You don't really want to talk to him or maybe you have that jabber jaw in the family that you really don't want to speak to, TJ, that you want to send a holiday greeting to. (source)
- I'll chalk it up to the cable nets wanting controversy so they'd have something to jabber about 24/7 - but this portrayal of Hillary as the Consummate politician is really kinda loopy. (source)
- He was interested in Peke's "jabber," and wondered, somewhat enviously, why such a man as this, rough, ragged, and uneducated, should seem to possess a contentment such as he had never known. (source)
- Medea Benjamin calls Stewart's type of economically comfortable, politically non-confrontational liberals "the ultimate" slacktivist "who thinks it's always teatime -- time to sit back and jibber jabber." (source)
- Reading Hindman's book, it's tough not to recognize that he's conflating metrics on whose jabber gets listened to online with the much wider world of civic engagement, from social activism to political organizing. (source)
- If they can just keep the discussion focused on childish jibber-jabber, they might stand a chance of picking up 1 seat in Congress come midterms, and a complete surrender of personal integrity is apparently not too high a price to pay for that one seat. (source)
- For the most part, Jeremy sat in silence listening to Nate jabber on, but when he saw a dark-haired woman leaving the restaurant, her hair exactly the same length as Lexie's, he felt a lump in his throat and suddenly excused himself to go to the restroom. (source)
- The cashier was going on about how the freemasons are running the country because Bush was part of Skull and Bones at Yale, and how it really doesn't matter who you vote for because so was Kerry you just don't get this kind of jabber at the Safeway, do you? (source)
- We don't all have the ability to turn that devastation into a prime-time special or a news series, like you do, but we certainly can jabber on and on about our fears and our mounting financial troubles out loud, on the pages of the NY Times, on blogs, and on talk radio. (source)
- Once you get past all the convoluted time-jumping of the pilot, which thankfully settles down in these next episodes (which I mostly enjoyed), what you have is an old-fashioned action serial, with cliffhangers built around a very engaging central character in peril (Jason Ritter) who you can't wait to return to while various authority figures blab on earnestly about conspiracies and hidden agendas and all the usual conspiracy jabber. (source)
- And if he was busy above stairs with the governor, there was another busy below with us poor English servants, a kind of subordinate priest, a low Italian; as he could speak no language but his own, he was continually jabbering to us in that, and by hearing him the maids and myself contrived to pick up a good deal of the language, so that we understood most that was said, and could speak it very fairly; and the themes of his jabber were the beauty and virtues of one whom he called (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 43 example sentences provided below is 50.0, which suggests that "jabber" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 19 synonyms for jabber.
babble, blather, chatter, drivel, gab, go on and on, jaw, mumble, murmur, mutter, prate, ramble, run off at mouth, shoot the breeze, talk, tattle, utter, yak, yap
We have 5 antonyms for jabber.
be quiet, be silent, conceal, hide, speak clearly
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of jabber from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (verb-intransitive) To talk rapidly, unintelligibly, or idly.
- (verb-transitive) To utter rapidly or unintelligibly.
- (noun) Rapid or babbling talk.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (verb) To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense.
- (verb) To utter rapidly or indistinctly; to gabble.
- (noun) Rapid or incoherent talk, with indistinct utterance; gibberish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (verb-intransitive) To talk rapidly, indistinctly, or unintelligibly; to utter gibberish or nonsense; to chatter.
- (verb-transitive) To utter rapidly or indistinctly; to gabble.
- (noun) Rapid or incoherent talk, with indistinct utterance; gibberish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) To talk rapidly, indistinctly, imperfectly, or nonsensically; utter gibberish; chatter; prate.
- (None) To utter rapidly or indistinctly.
- (noun) Rapid talk with indistinct utterance of words; chattering.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) rapid and indistinct speech
- (verb) talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner