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Wednesday, August 19

Gab

[gab]

Part of speech: verb

Origin: Late Middle English, 18th century

1.

Talk at length, typically about trivial matters.

Examples of Gab in a sentence

"Come over for a cup of coffee and let's gab."

"If my mom starts to gab in the grocery store, we'll never make it home."

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About Gab

This short and sweet word basically means to chit-chat. You might gab with your friends about everything, or nothing at all. It's just a casual chat.

Did you Know?

The original Late Middle English word "gab," meant to mock or tell lies. Pleasantly, the meaning has shifted to account for a casual sort of chat. You're not telling lies, you're just passing the time with a bit of gabbing.

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