Pronunciation of Gab
/ɡˈab/, /ɡˈab/, /ɡ_ˈa_b/

Antonyms for gab

be quiet.

Synonyms for gab

Sense 1 (noun)

waffle, talk through your hat.

Sense 2 (noun)

blabber, clack, gas, go on, jaw, palaver, prate, spiel, words, run on, run off at the mouth.

gab (noun)

causerie, chin-wag, chin-wagging, chitchat, gabfest, gossip, small talk, tittle-tattle.

gossip (noun)

idle talk, nonsense.

speak (verb)

babble, chatter, chitchat, debate, discuss, jabber, lecture, orate, patter, prattle, preach, recite, remark, say, speak, talk, tattle, vocalize, voice.

talk a lot (verb)

blabber, blather, buzz, chatter, gossip, jabber, jaw, prate, prattle, yak, yakkety-yak.

Sense 1

blather, nonsense, spiel, yack.

Sense 2

blab, blabber, palaver, prate, twitter, waffle, yap.

Sense 3

chat, gas, jaw, rattle, run off.

Sense 4


Usage examples for gab

  1. " Line, Miss Hawtry, not gab," Mr. Rooney commanded. – Blue-grass and Broadway by Maria Thompson Daviess
  2. Among the slang phrases that have come directly to us from England may be mentioned " throw up the sponge," " draw it mild," " give us a rest," " dead beat," " on the shelf," " up the spout," " stunning," " gift of the gab," etc. – How to Speak and Write Correctly by Joseph Devlin
  3. Gab on, you little varmin, he cried, gab on. – The Birthright by Joseph Hocking
  4. But they've got the gift o' the gab and- ' 'Yes, we know all about that, ' said Owen, 'but what I'm asking you is to tell us who advocates taking all the money in the country and sharing it out equally? – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell

Idioms for gab

  1. the gift of gab, at the gift of the gab
  2. the gift of the gab
  3. have the gift of gab

Rhymes for gab

  • dab, babb, mab, lab, blab, rab, prefab, cab, prab, grab, flab, stab, fab, scab, rabb, bab, ab, nabb, slab, tabb, crab, jab, tab, sabb, knab, mcnabb, crabbe, nab, drab;